Wendy's Can't Shake Franchisee Suit Over Suppliers

Law360, New York (October 26, 2010, 4:21 PM EDT) -- Wendy's International Inc. has again failed to fry a breach of contract and antitrust suit filed by a franchise owner who says he wasn't warned that he'd be forced to buy hamburger buns and food supplies only from vendors approved by the fast food chain.

Judge George C. Smith in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on Monday denied a motion to dismiss the amended complaint, saying that it was clear despite Wendy's argument to the contrary that plaintiff Robert Burda was...
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