Paradigm Spine, a New York City-based medical device manufacturer, will pay the United States government $585,000 to resolve allegations contained in a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former Paradigm sales representative under the False Claims Act. The settlement brings to rest claims made by Chris Coyle, who sued his former employer on behalf of the federal government, accusing Paradigm of marketing a spinal implant called the coflex-F for unapproved surgical uses. Mr. Coyle’s complaint, which the U.S. government supported, alleged Paradigm unlawfully marketed the coflex-F device from 2012 to 2015. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves class II ... Read More
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