Lawsuit Filed For Counterfeit, Non-FDA Approved Medical Devices Implanted Into Bodies

July 17, 2014

On July 17, 2014, CPM filed lawsuits on behalf of individuals who had counterfeit, non-FDA approved medical devices implanted into their bodies.  As alleged in the complaint, Plaintiffs are among thousands of spinal fusion surgery patients in Southern California and elsewhere who became collateral in Defendants’ systematic pattern of fraud and deceit.  Fueled by illegal kickbacks, illegal profits, and illegal counterfeit non-FDA approved spinal fusion hardware implanted into the bodies of patients, including Plaintiffs, without their knowledge and consent, Defendants’ conspiracy disregarded the safety and effectiveness of the knockoff hardware so that Defendants could defraud insurance companies and ensure a continued stream of unlawful profits for the conspiracy. 

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