Whistleblower Challenges $40M Medtronic Settlement

Law360, New York (August 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Just two weeks after medical device maker Medtronic Inc. agreed to pay $40 million to settle allegations that it offered kickbacks to doctors who used the company’s spinal products, a whistleblower in the case is lashing out at the deal, saying the case requires further scrutiny.

In court documents filed Monday in a Tennessee district court, Andrew R. Carr, Jr., an attorney with Bateman Gibson & Childers representing one of two whistleblowers in the proceedings, objected to the proposed dismissal of the whistleblower action, saying the...
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