[National Franchisor] v. [Former Franchisee]

Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction


Franchisee sold franchise business and financed purchase price, becoming a secured creditor. Several years later, new franchisee's business failed and former franchisee foreclosed. National franchisor then sued former franchisee for alleged torts including fraud, negligent misrepresentation, intentional interference with contract, and violation of the Massachusetts Unfair Trade Practices Act. Lawsuit was filed in New Jersey. Former Franchisee moved to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction.

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Reference Info:Legal Memoranda: Motion Addressed to Pleadings | Federal, 3rd Circuit, New Jersey | United States

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