Millennium Labs Can't Derail Ameritox's Kickbacks Suit

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 5:18 PM EDT) -- Millennium Laboratories Inc. can’t escape allegations it paid kickbacks to doctors by simply suggesting drug-testing rival Ameritox Ltd. engages in the same conduct, a Florida federal judge ruled Wednesday, saying the company’s argument needs far more substance.

U.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew didn’t rule out the possibility that Millennium could weaken the lawsuit by proving its competitor behaved similarly, but said it had so far presented insufficient evidence to win partial summary judgment on various state law claims.

Specifically, it’s not clear Ameritox really does...
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