5th Circuit Vacates Ruling Denying Franchisees’ Motion To Amend Burger King Complaint

Mealey's (October 12, 2016, 8:39 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 10 vacated a ruling denying franchisees’ motion to amend their complaint as moot and remanded to Texas federal court a case involving a dispute between Burger King Europe Gmbh (BKE) and the franchisees who operate numerous German Burger King restaurants, saying that a Texas federal judge improperly denied the motion because she gave no reason for it, the motion was timely filed and there’s no evidence in the record that additional claims would...
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