A northern Indiana jury has awarded a alloy $112 million in his brawl with medical device builder Medtronic over inclination he invented and sole to a company.
A Marshall County jury found in Dr. Rick C. Sasso’s preference final week, awarding him a damages. Sasso is boss of Carmel, Indiana-based Indiana Spine Group.
He sued Medtronic, alleging that it disregarded a agreement by not profitable royalties he was due for spinal implants and screw-implant systems he invented and sole to a Minnesota-based company.
Those systems generated annual sales of some-more than $200 million for Medtronic. The association paid Sasso some-more than $20 million in royalties, though his fit indicted Medtronic of shortchanging him.
Medtronic mouthpiece Sara Thatcher says a association is “disappointed” and is weighing either to interest a verdict.