Medtronic Settles 950 INFUSE Bone Graft Lawsuits for $22M

May 6, 2014 7:01 PM

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Medtronic Settles 950 INFUSE Bone Graft Lawsuits for $22M

Medtronic Inc. announced today it will pay $22 million to settle nearly 1,000 lawsuits over its INFUSE Bone Graft, amounting to less than $25,000 per claimant. The company refused to admit liability over the controversial product, which can cause serious complications in patients.

The Minneapolis-based company also said it is setting aside between $120 million and $140 million to cover these 950 settlements, an additional 3,800 claims and “certain costs associated with these settlements.”

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