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Kickbacks

Four former employees claim in federal court that Life Spine fired them illegally for objecting to a 7-year-long “extensive kickback scheme in which the company paid surgeons … to induce those surgeons to use Life Spine's products,” for which the company had to pay a $5.5 million penalty.

CHICAGO — Four former employees claim in a federal complaint that Life Spine fired them illegally for objecting to a seven-year-long “extensive kickback scheme in which the company paid surgeons … to induce those surgeons to use Life Spine's products,” for which the company had to pay a $5.5 million penalty.

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