Cottman Sues Franchisee Alleging Breach Of Franchise Agreements
(April 8, 2016, 12:01 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Cottman Transmission Systems LLC on March 10 filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania federal court accusing a former employee of breaching franchise agreements by failing to make payments and eventually abandoning the three automotive transmission franchises he operated under the Cottman name (Cottman Transmission Systems LLC v. Steve Ailes, et al., No. 2:16-cv-01122, E.D. Pa.).
(Complaint available. Document #98-160412-048C.)
Defendant Steve Ailes is a former employee of Cottman, a national franchisor of automotive transmission repair centers headquartered in Horsham, Pa. Ailes left the company and...