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Area Developer Claims Tilted Kilt Caused $20M in Damages

CHICAGO – An area developer of Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery is striking back at the chain by claiming it was making unlawful financial performance representations to prospective franchisees, asking the court to terminate its development agreement.

Fired Taco Bell Executive Who Assaulted Uber Driver Now Suing!

Benjamin Golden, a Taco Bell executive at the time, gained notoriety when he was filmed in a vicious physical attack on 22-year-old Uber driver Edward Caban last October.

Class Action Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Terminated Coco's and Carrows Workers

Workers have filed a class action lawsuit against Catalina Restaurant Group and Food Management Partners over the mass firing of Coco's and Carrows employees, estimated by a former employee at over 3,000.

Fifth Circuit Blocks Franchisee Employee's Effort to Treat Franchisor as His "Employer" under the FLSA

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal recently held in Orozco v. Plackis that a franchisor was not liable to a franchisee employee for alleged minimum wage and overtime violations because the franchisor was not an "employer" under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").

Free Speech Wins! Butterfly Fitness Ex-CEO Mark Golob, Lawyer Nikolaus Reed Lose Defamation Suit against Unhappy Franchisee

Judge cites the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution in judgment. photo/bmm

UKIAH, Calif. – A writer and Web publisher of news that concerns franchise investors and owners has scored a substantial win for bloggers' rights of free speech and a free press.

Ex-Quiznos Executives File Objection to Hedge Fund Lawsuits

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Escalator to Rick Schaden executive team headquarters

DENVER – Although Quiznos CEO Stuart Mathis assured concerned franchisees less than a month ago that the company didn’t expect any problems with its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, there is now a disturbing glitch in their plan.

Noble Roman's Still Pursuing Franchisees

Pursing phantom royalties from defunct franchisees and pursuing franchise fees from new applicants, Noble Roman's (OTC: NROM) is a puzzling case study in franchising.

McDonald’s Lawsuit is Part of a Major Strategy. Where Will it End?

This article from New York Newsday sheds light on reports regarding lawsuits and protests against McDonald’s franchisees, corporate operated locations and McDonald's corporation.

Versatile Ramen Riding Popularity Wave in U.S.

Ramen, a staple in Japan for over a century and a highly popular dish there even today, is on a roll in the U.S.