New Hampshire Federal Judge Exempts Franchisee From Arbitration Proceedings

(May 4, 2016, 3:01 PM EDT) -- CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire federal judge on April 19 ruled that a principal of a butcher shop franchisee is not bound to participate in the arbitration of a breach of contract action (Allan Bald v. PCPA LLC, et al., No. 15-cv-219, D. N.H.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52206).

(Opinion available. Document #98-160510-016Z.)

U.S. Judge Steven J. McAuliffe of the District of New Hampshire said that plaintiff Allan Bald signed franchise papers solely as an agent of The Flying Butcher LLC and not in his...
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