Legal Decisions

A federal district court recently granted the United States’ Motion for Default Judgment against the quick-service burger restaurant franchise concept, Burgerim Group USA, Inc. and its owner (“Burgerim”). The Federal

Continue Reading Court Grants nearly $49 Million Default Judgment Against Burger Franchisor in First FTC Franchise Lawsuit in over a Decade

A recent court case issued by a federal district court in Vermont (Provencher v. Bimbo Bakeries U.S.) emphasizes the distinction between independent contractors and employees under the Vermont

Continue Reading Cautionary Tale: Bakery Products Distributors Plausibly Deemed Employees Under Vermont Employment Practices Act