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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…

Jenks v. New Hampshire Motor Speedway, et al. (Defective Golf Carts)

Roderick Jenks suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2006 when he thrown from the back of a Textron-manufactured golf cart at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He alleged that Textron knew that its E-Z-Go golf cart was defective in its design and manufacture, in that it was unstable and unwieldy due to a high center of gravity, and that the company failed to alert users that it was dangerous and unsafe to operate the cart with a passenger on the back of the cart. In July 2012, the case settled for an undisclosed amount.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
7/18/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Textron, Inc. Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Second Amended Complaint 7/13/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database