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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…

Nicholson v. Halliburton Energy Services (Wrongful Death)

Ed Nicholson filed a wrongful death suit against Halliburton Energy Services on behalf of his son, Gary, who was killed on the job driving a commercial vehicle for the company. The lawsuit alleged that Halliburton’s unsafe work practices and safety standard violations, including insufficient training, caused his son’s death. The lawsuit settled in 2011 with Halliburton agreeing to pay $765,679.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
7/17/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Halliburton $765,679
Further Information Released
Complaint 7/17/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database