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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…

Kiker v. GlaxoSmithKline (Paxil Birth Defects)

Kathryn Kiker claims that her child was born in 2001 with serious respiratory and cardiovascular defects as a result of her taking the antidepressant Paxil during her pregnancy. Kiker claims that GlaxoSmithKline knew that Paxil was associated with a significantly increased risk of cardiac birth defects but nevertheless promoted Paxil as being a safer alternative for pregnant women.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
3/11/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
GlaxoSmithKline $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 3/11/2014

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database