Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Allergan Finance LLC
Current Parent Company: 
AbbVie
Penalty: 
$200,000,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
December 8, 2021
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: 

In a settlement with the New York Attorney General, Allergan Finance, LLC and its affiliates agreed to provide up to $200 million to New York state to resolve litigation concerning the company's role in helping to fuel the opioid epidemic. The agreement also made enforceable a bar stopping Allergan and all of its subsidiaries, predecessors, and successors from selling opioids in New York and acknowledged Allergan's prior exit from the opioid business.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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