$2.6 Million settlement reached to resolve False Claims Act Allegations against a Spinal Device Manufacturer and a Surgeon

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A settlement has been reached to resolve False Claims Act Violations by Omni Surgical LP, doing business as Spine 360, and Dr. Jamie Gottlieb, an Indiana spinal surgeon.  They are accusation is that Spine 360 paid illegal kickbacks to Gottlieb to induce him to use the company’s products.

The settlement resolves allegations that Spine 360 made payments between 2007 and 2009 to an entity controlled by Gottlieb.  Although the payments were purportedly made pursuant to a series of intellectual property agreements, the United States contended that those agreements were shams, and that the payments were intended to compensate Gottlieb for using Spine 360 products in his surgeries.

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