Clinics Dispute Quest's Claims In Lab Testing Monopoly Suit

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 4:58 PM EST) -- Four diagnostic clinics on Thursday fired back at a bid by Quest Diagnostics Inc. and two insurers to dismiss a California federal suit accusing them of conspiring to allow Quest to monopolize certain diagnostic testing services, saying the defendants' claims that their actions were pro-competitive were disingenuous.

According to the clinics’ response to Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Co., Aetna Inc. and Quest’s motions to dismiss, the companies have actively conspired to restrain competition in the California laboratory testing services market by cutting...
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