The federal class action suit was filed by the Minneapolis Firefighters Relief Association in 2008. It accused the Fridley-based medical device maker of making misleading or false statements about the company's Infuse spine surgery device. Medtronic denies any wrongdoing.
Medtronic to pay $23.5 million to settle kickback charge
The Justice Department alleged that Medtronic funneled money to doctors who implanted pacemakers or defibrillators made by the company. A spokesman says Medtronic admits no wrongdoing in the settlement.