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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…

Northern California Truck/Bus Crash Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Wrongful death lawsuits were filed against FedEx over an April 2014 crash on the 5 Freeway near Orland, California, when a FedEx tractor-trailer collided with a tour coach carrying 8 passengers. The lawsuits alleged FedEx was negligent in regard to its ownership, inspection, operation, and maintenance of the tractor-trailer and the actions of its driver. The lawsuits were settled out of court for an undisclosed amount.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Crash
4/10/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
FedEx Corporation Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 11/13/2017
Complaint (Jimenez) 5/19/2014

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database