Louisiana Federal Judge Invokes Arbitration Provision In Franchise Agreement
(January 13, 2016, 4:37 PM EST) -- BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana federal judge on Jan. 11 granted ABM Industries Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration in a dispute with Vector Electric & Controls Inc., which contends that ABM breached a franchise agreement (Vector Electric & Controls Inc. v. ABM Industries Inc., et al., No. 3:15-00252, M.D. La.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2919).
(Opinion available. Document #98-160112-041Z.)
U.S. Judge John W. deGravelles of the Middle District of Louisiana enforced the arbitration provision in the franchise agreement’s second renewal, which requires the parties to...