3 Medtronic spine surgeons sue each other for rights to $60M in royalties |

3 Medtronic spine surgeons sue each other for rights to $60M in royalties

Spine surgeons fighting over future royalties (Corrier-Journal)

Three Louisville spine surgeons have had a falling out over as much as $60 million in future royalty payments from medical device maker Medtronic.   Dr. John R. Johnson, co-director of the Norton Leatherman Spine Center, says in a lawsuit that the other two surgeons reneged on a decade-old pact to equally split Medtronic payments for help developing spinal implants.

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