Texas Federal Judge Transfers Franchise Agreement Dispute To Illinois Federal Court

(January 13, 2016, 4:04 PM EST) -- DALLAS — A Texas federal judge on Dec. 23 ordered a dispute based on franchise agreements transferred to Illinois federal court, saying the forum selection clauses in the franchise agreements, promissory notes and guarantor agreements supported the transfer (Appliance Alliance LLC, et al. v. Sears Home Appliance Showrooms LLC, No. 3:15-cv-01707-M, N.D. Texas, Dallas Div.; 20015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170943).

In transferring the case to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn of the Northern District of Texas,...
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