We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Court Shakes Head At Medtronic Whistleblower

Law360 (January 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a blow to a whistleblower who sued Medtronic Inc. on allegations that the medical device maker offered kickbacks to doctors who used the company’s spinal products, a court has tossed the action on the grounds that it is duplicative of a second whistleblower’s suit.

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee on Wednesday granted the government’s motion to dismiss the qui tam lawsuit for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, ruling that the action was barred by both the first-to-file rule and the...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.