NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Psychemedics Corporation ("Psychemedics" or the "Company") (NYSE: PMD). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Psychemedics and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
On January 31, 2017, it was announced that on January 20, 2017, a Brazilian judge had ordered Psychemedics' local representative in Brazil, Psychemedics Brasil Exames Toxicologicos Ltda., to compensate Omega Laboratories, Inc. USA for losses caused by anticompetitive practices used for the purpose of "preventing other companies from accessing (the) market," an indemnification that could cost the Company millions of dollars.
On this news, Psychemedics' share price fell $6.75, or 26.35%, to close at $18.87 on January 31, 2017.
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Robert S. Willoughby
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