Pain Med Testing Companies Battle Over False Ad Claims

Law360, New York (September 27, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT) -- Millennium Laboratories Inc. on Monday asked a Maryland federal judge for a preliminary injunction against rival drug testing company Ameritox Ltd. to stop it from making what Millennium says are false claims in its advertisements.

The companies both offer drug testing services to doctors who prescribe pain medications to their patients and want to monitor whether their patients may be abusing the painkillers or combining them with illicit or dangerous drugs.

Millennium's suit claims Ameritox falsely markets one of its services as being able to determine...
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