North Carolina Federal Judge Says Franchisee Of Meineke Breached Pacts

Mealey's (June 27, 2016, 8:56 AM EDT) -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina federal judge on June 22 granted Meineke Care Car Centers LLC’s motion for summary judgment against a franchisee who failed to pay all required fees to the franchisor and gave up control of his franchise without authorization (Meineke Car Care Centers LLC v. Earl Williams, No. 3:15-cv-00343, W.D. N.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81282). (Order available. Document #98-160712-030R.) Meineke sued Earl Williams for breach of a March 2010 franchise and trademark agreement under which Williams was granted the right to...
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