Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Claims Related To Unauthorized Franchise Fees
(January 13, 2016, 10:18 AM EST) -- HAMMOND, Ind. — An Indiana federal judge on Oct. 29 denied a motion filed by a franchiser to dismiss claims that arose from an alleged breach of a franchise agreement caused by the unauthorized charging of franchise fees, finding that some of the issues could not be decided at this stage of the case (Sedaker Group of Southern California Inc., et al. v. DirectBuy Inc., et al., No. 2:15CV198, N.D. Ind.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147362).