Quest, Insurers Hit Back At Testing Monopoly Claims

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 3:42 PM EST) -- Quest Diagnostics Inc. and insurers Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Co. and Aetna Inc. on Thursday asked a California federal judge to dismiss a suit accusing them of conspiring to allow Quest to monopolize several markets for diagnostic testing services, saying the plaintiffs had failed to prove any of their allegations.

According to the defendants’ motions to dismiss the suit, the plaintiffs — four diagnostic clinic rivals to Quest — had failed to show that Quest’s contracts with the insurers for diagnostic services...
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