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December 13th, 2017

Posted  December 13, 2017

Illinois announced a $12 million settlement with a company that manufactures a device used primarily in spinal surgeries. The settlement with Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. (Medtronic) resolves allegations that the company misled consumers about the safety of its Infuse® Bone Graft Device. According to Madigan’s complaint, Medtronic used deceptive company-sponsored scientific literature to make false and misleading claims about Infuse’s safety, effectiveness and quality. The false marketing created an artificial demand for Infuse in a range of fusion surgeries. The company’s fraudulent conduct was the subject of a 16-month investigation by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. IL

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