Wound Care Co. Pays $15M, Admits Contamination Cover-Up

Law360 (June 11, 2019, 9:47 PM EDT) -- Wound-care company ACell Inc. has agreed to pay $15 million to resolve claims it covered up contamination in certain products it sold, in addition to pleading guilty in a related criminal case in Maryland federal court, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Tuesday.

ACell pled guilty to one count of failure to report a medical device removal and will pay $3 million in criminal penalties in the coming months. The company will pay $12 million over the next five years as part of the civil settlement, the Justice Department said in a Tuesday news release.

ACell has also agreed to...

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Texas Western

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Civil Rights: Jobs


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June 10, 2019

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