Media reports a potentially significant case brought against Fridley, Minnesota-based Medtronic in U.S. District Court. (D. Mass.) “on behalf of 22 states and the District of Columbia” (but, also, the report says, brought by two former Medtronic employees with whistleblower claims (a qui tam suit)) premised on unlawful promotion of FDA-unapproved devices.
HERE is the 100+ page complaint, dated 2/19/10. The case is assigned to U.S. Dist. Judge Douglas Woodlock (D. Mass.).