FTC Blasts LabMD's Bid To Stall Data Security Suit

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 7:03 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday shot back at claims that its data security suit against LabMD Inc. should be paused while the company challenges the regulator's allegations in the 11th Circuit and District of Columbia, saying the delay would undermine the commission's adjudicative processes.

Since the commission filed its administrative complaint against LabMD in August, the medical testing laboratory has rallied against the assertion that the FTC has the authority to regulate the security of patient information as an "unfair" practice under Section 5 of...
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