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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…

Aircraft Toxin Exposure

Terry Williams, a former American Airlines flight attendant, sued Boeing and its McDonnell Douglas subsidiary claiming she was exposed to hazardous fumes from the air delivery system used on Boeing commercial aircraft. (McDonnell Douglas, which built the aircraft in question, merged with Boeing in 1997.) Williams claimed she was injured by a sudden, acute exposure to a hazardous additive to lubricant used in the engines. In October 2011, the parties reached a confidential settlement.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Filing
6/30/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 10/24/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database