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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Scroggin v. Wyeth (Hormone Therapy Litigation)

Donna Scroggin claimed she developed breast cancer as a result of using Wyeth’s and Upjohn’s hormone replacement drugs, Prempro, Premarin and Provera. The jury found that the drugs caused Scroggin’s breast cancer and ordered both companies to pay damages. Wyeth paid $2.75 million in compensatory damages and $19.36 million in punitive damages.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
2/25/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Wyeth $22,110,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 3/4/2009
Verdict 3/4/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database