LabMD Gets Slap On Wrist In FTC Data Security Fight

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT) -- An administrative law judge on Monday barred LabMD Inc. from introducing new evidence to refute the Federal Trade Commission's data security claims as a sanction for its discovery failures, but declined to impose the “severe” punishment of declaring the lab's security protocols to be inadequate.

In an order released Wednesday granting in part the commission's motion for discovery sanctions, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell ruled that, as a sanction for missing a Jan. 22 deadline to respond to discovery requests related to the scope...
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