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Clearly Stated – The Pitfalls Of Ambiguity

Franchisors typically enjoy an advantage in franchise relationships-they draft the franchise documents. Reward never comes without responsibility, though, and the franchisor, as drafter, must clearly state the terms of the agreement. Ambiguous language in franchise documents can be dangerous because courts will generally interpret the meaning of ambiguous provisions against the drafter. In Husain v. McDonald’s Corporation, McDonald’s […]

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