Medtronic 8-K 2006
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 18, 2006
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On July 18, 2006, Medtronic, Inc. issued a press release announcing it has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice which requires the government to seek dismissal of two qui tam civil suits pending against Medtronic for several years in the Western District of Tennessee. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibit 99.1 Press release of Medtronic, Inc. dated July 18, 2006.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.