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The Lap-Bands Allergan sold allegedly had defective access ports used in the implantation process on the patient. The Lap-Bands Allergan sold allegedly had defective access ports used in the implantation process on the patient. (Photo: Shutterstock)

New Jersey-based Allergan Inc. has agreed to pay $500,000 to resolve allegations the company knowingly sold defective Lap-Bands to health care professionals for use in procedures to assist patients with weight loss, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced.

Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is a staff reporter for PropertyCasualty360.com. Contact him at djacob@alm.com.

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