Violation Tracker Individual Record

Louis Berger & Associates Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Louis Berger Group
January 23, 2008
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Bechtel/Parsons Brinkerhoff, Bechtel Infrastructure Corp, PB Americas and 24 section design consultants agreed to pay a total of $447 million in settlement of criminal and civil liablities in the collapse of part of the I-90 tunnel and defects in the wall of the Tip O'Neill tunnel. Bechtel was to pay $357.1 million and Parsons $50 million. The announcement did not indicate how the remaining $40 million payment would be divided among the consultants. Here we assume each paid an equal amount.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
Facility State: 
HQ Country of Parent: 
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
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