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July 18, 2014 10:04 AM

California medical fraud included fake spinal screws, lawsuit alleges

Bribed surgeons implanted counterfeit spinal hardware into the backs of potentially thousands of patients as part of a vast scheme overseen by Michael D. Drobot, the former hospital executive who as part of a plea deal admitted to bribing indicted California state Sen. Ron Calderon, according to a new lawsuit. Drobot’s attorney rejects those claims.

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