Top 100 FCA Cases

Top False Claims Act Cases by Civil Award Amount

  • Cases with an asterisk (*) are cases in which criminal penalties were also assessed.
  • Cases with a diamond ( ♦ ) are state cases.


    Company Civil Fine ($)
    GlaxoSmithKline* 2,000,000,000
    Johnson & Johnson* 1,720,000,000
    Pfizer* 1,000,000,000
    Bank of America 1,000,000,000
    Tenet 900,000,000
    Abbott* 800,000,000
    HCA* 731,400,000
    Merck 650,000,000
    HCA* 631,000,000
    Merck* 628,000,000
    JPMorgan Chase 614,000,000
    Amgen* 612,000,000
    GlaxoSmithKilne* 600,000,000
    Serono Group* 567,000,000
    TAP Pharmaceuticals 559,483,560
    New York State and NYC 540,000,000
    Astra Zeneca 520,000,000
    Pfizer* 491,000,000
    Schering Plough 435,000,000
    Eli Lilly 438,000,000
    Abbott Labs* 400,000,000
    Fresenius Medical Care of N. America* 385,000,000
    Cephalon 375,000,000
    United Technologies 365,000,000
    Ranbaxy* 350,000,000
    Bristol-Myers Squibb 328,000,000
    Northrop-Grumman 325,000,000
    SmithKline Beecham Clinical Labs 325,000,000
    HealthSouth* 325,000,000
    National Medical Enterprises* 324,200,000
    Gambro Healthcare 310,000,000
    Schering-Plough* 292,969,482
    Mylan 280,000,000
    Roxanne 280,000,000
    AstraZeneca* 266,127,844
    St. Barnabas Hospitals 265,000,000
    Rapamune* 257,400,000
    Bayer Corp.* 257,200,000
    Schering Plough 250,000,000
    Quest Diagnostics♦ 241,000,000
    First American Health Care Of Georgia (only fractional payment actually made after bankrupcy) 225,000,000
    Amerigroup 225,000,000
    Deutsche Bank 202,000,000
    Actavis (global settlement after verdict) 202,000,000
    Oracle 200,000,000
    McKesson 190,000,000
    BankAmerica* 187,000,000
    Laboratory Corp. of America* 182,000,000
    Aventis Pharmaceuticals 180,000,000
    Endo Pharmaceuticals* 171,900,000
    Beverly Enterprises Inc.* 170,000,000
    Zimmer Inc. 169,500,000
    Purdue Frederick Co 160,000,000
    Citigroup 158,000,000
    Johnson & Johnson♦ (verdict) 158,000,000
    Par Pharmaceutical 154,000,000
    Pfizer/Warner-Lambert* 152,000,000
    Medco 150,000,000
    Sandoz 150,000,000
    Amedisys 150,000,000
    United Technologies 150,000,000
    Maxim 150,000,000
    GlaxoSmithKline 150,000,000
    Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois* 140,000,000
    Wellcare 137,500,000
    Caremark 137,500,000
    Mario Gabelli et. al 130,000,000
    NetApp 128,000,000
    King Pharmaceutical 124,000,000
    Northrop Grumman 111,200,000
    Shell Oil Company 110,000,000
    Sanofi 109,000,000
    Vencor Inc./Ventas Inc. 104,500,000
    National Health Labs 100,000,000
    Oracle / PeopleSoft 98,500,000
    Burlington Resources/ ConocoPhillips 97,500,000
    Quorum Health Group Inc. 95,500,000
    Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals 95,000,000
    Chevron 95,000,000
    Staten Island University Hospital 88,000,000
    Lucas Industries* 88,000,000
    GlaxoSmithKline 87,600,922
    PacifiCare Health Systems 87,300,000
    Teledyne 85,000,000
    Depuy Orthopaedics 84,700,000
    Damon Clinical Laboratories* 83,700,000
    Litton Settlement Amount 82,000,000
    Northrop Grumman 80,000,000
    FMC 80,000,000
    Watson Pharmaceuticals 79,000,000
    Staten Island Community Hosp. 76,500,000
    General American Life Insurance 76,000,000
    Kyphon/Medtronics 75,000,000
    Boeing Company 75,000,000
    State of California & Los Angeles County 73,300,000
    Beth Israel Hospital 72,000,000
    New York City 70,000,000
    Novartis / Sandoz 66,000,000
    Philips Electronics* 65,300,000
    Peter Rogan / Edgewater Medical Center (verdict) 64,200,000
    Tenet Healthcare (Redding, CA) 62,550,000
    Northrop Grumman 62,000,000
    Tremco and RPM International Inc. 61,000,000
    Cox Health 60,000,000
    General Electric* 59,500,000
    Mylan 57,000,000
    Nine Miami-based companies owned by Luis Soto 56,500,000
    Shell Oil Company 56,000,000
    Singer 55,500,000
    Hercules 55,000,000
    DaVita 55,000,000
    Tenet Healthcare Corporation 54,000,000
    Boeing Company 54,000,000
    Gambro Healthcare Inc. 53,100,000
    Omnicare / Specialized Pharmacy Services 52,500,000