Franchisees Answer Franchisor’s Challenge To Court’s Refusal To Compel Arbitration
Mealey's (July 11, 2018, 12:52 PM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — Franchisees on July 7 answered a national franchisor of independent appraisers’ appeal asking the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse a lower federal court’s refusal to compel arbitration of the franchisees’ lawsuit alleging breach of contract, wrongful termination of franchise, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, conversion and unlawful business practices (Brian K. Nygaard, et al. v. Property Damage Appraisers Inc., No. 18-15055, 9th Cir.).