Atlanta Business Chronicle: Congressional probe delaying LabMD’s lawsuit

Read the full story: Atlanta Business Chronicle A lawsuit filed by an Atlanta-based medical testing lab against the Federal Trade Commission has been put on hold following word that a congressional committee is investigating a company involved in the case.   Michael Daugherty, LabMD’s CEO, welcomed news that Congress is looking into […]

FTC Proceedings Against LabMD Stalled by Congressional Investigation

Congress launched an investigation into Tiversa and their dealings with federal agencies including the FTC which threw a wrench into the FTC’s administrative proceedings against LabMD today.

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Medical lab battles feds over privacy

Read the full story: Atlanta Journal Constitution Daugherty said he has spent more than a half-million dollars on the case so far. He’s had help from Cause of Action, a nonprofit group that said it got involved to help a small business with limited resources fight back against unfair regulation.   “I […]

Warren’s Washington Internet Daily: FTC Testimony in Data Security Case to Address Standards, May Affect Hill Debate, Say Observers

Read the full story: Warren’s Washington Internet Daily Despite the multiple dismissals, LabMD will continue its legal battle outside the ALJ process, Rubinstein told us. Federal judges have been receptive to LabMD’s argument, he said. Judge William Duffey, presiding over the May 7 hearing in Atlanta, repeatedly berated the FTC’s […]

LabMD Files Appeal, Takes Fight Against FTC Back to 11th Circuit

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) “the public is served by guiding people beforehand rather than beating them up after.”

The FTC goes to federal court, and the Judge was not impressed

In a hearing before U.S. District Court Judge William Duffey in the North District of Georgia, the government made some ridiculous arguments and was criticized by a federal judge for shutting down a small business without providing any guidance. Here are some of the highlights from the hearing: The government […]

Cause of Action statement concerning LabMD and denial of preliminary injunction in North District of Georgia

We continue to believe that the FTC is exercising authority it does not have and using its power to punish a company that objected to agency overreach

LabMD Sues Federal Trade Commission

The FTC continues to exemplify the dangers of unbridled federal agency overreach into areas in which they have no authority

Law360: LabMD Slams FTC’s ‘Abuse Of Power’ In Data Breach Probe

FTC continues to act without the authority granted to it by Congress — authority they admitted only last month they do not have

Roll Call: FTC’s Data Security Grab Is Adjudication without Authority

Operating outside the bounds of law should never be tolerated — whether it is snooping data thieves or large government agencies