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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…

Zostavax Litigation

Lawsuits filed against Merck claim injuries caused by the Zostavax shingles vaccine. Plaintiffs claim the vaccine led to a variety of harmful side effects—including rashes, seizures, eye disorders, severe outbreaks of chicken pox, and liver failure—for which Merck should have provided a warning.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
3/8/2017
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Merck & Co., Inc. $0
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 3/8/2017

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database