Wendy's Seeks To Nix Lawyerless Franchisee's Suit

Law360, New York (June 17, 2010, 6:18 PM EDT) -- Wendy's International Inc. has renewed its bid to toss a franchisee's antitrust and breach of contract suit over the fast-food giant's rules requiring restaurant owners to purchase food supplies from two company-approved vendors, arguing that the plaintiff has failed to properly prosecute the action.

The restaurant chain, along with fellow defendants Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers of New York Inc. and The New Bakery Co. of Ohio Inc., claims in a motion filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that...
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