STAINES-UPON-THAMES, United Kingdom, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a global biopharmaceutical company, today reported the company has finalized a previously disclosed agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve a civil False Claims Act investigation of Questcor's legacy sales and marketing activities first filed in 2012. Questcor was acquired by Mallinckrodt in August of 2014. Under the settlement, Mallinckrodt has agreed to pay the expected $15.4 million relating to these legacy Questcor activities. Importantly, the settlement agreement contains no admission of wrongdoing.
"We are pleased to have conclusively resolved and put this Questcor matter behind us," said Mark Casey, General Counsel of Mallinckrodt. "Where we can resolve legacy legal matters in a reasonable and manageable way, we will continue to do so."
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