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Royalty claim survives motion to dismiss (access required)

Where a franchisor moved to dismiss a claim alleging it failed to pay royalties to its former consultant, its motion was denied because “royalties” could plausibly be ambiguous and construed against the franchisor. Background Plaintiffs sued JTH Tax LLC d/b/a Liberty Tax Service, asserting three counts for breach of contract and a count for declaratory judgment. Before ...