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Subway restaurants sued by New Jersey men over sandwich length

A business lawsuit can come from many different sources -- another business, a customer, an employee or even a governmental agency. No matter the source of commercial litigation, business disputes must be quickly and efficiently dealt with so that the business can move past the disagreement.

Two New Jersey men have sued national restaurant Subway on Jan. 22, alleging the company has been falsely claiming to sell foot long sandwiches. The lawsuit comes shortly after a picture was posted to Subway's Facebook page showing a Subway "footlong" next to a ruler. In the picture, the sandwich was slightly smaller than a foot.

The attorney for the men who filed the New Jersey suit claims to have measured sandwiches from 17 Subways and says that every single sandwich was smaller than advertised. The attorney has also said that he would like the New Jersey suit to be converted to a class-action suit and he is preparing to file similar suits in other states.

In the suit, the men are asking for Subway to change its sandwich size or stop claiming they are a foot long. Furthermore, the men are asking for compensatory damages.

There are 38,000 Subway restaurants around the world. Subway has not directly responded to this suit yet, however, they have said that sandwich length will vary when individual stores do not bake the bread properly.

Commercial litigation, like this Subway case, can drag a good business's name through the mud. The business's reputation in the community can be ruined and it can spend unnecessary money defending against allegations. By turning to alternative dispute resolution methods, businesses may be able to limit the damage caused by a lawsuit.

Source: NJ.com, "N.J. men sue Subway, claim they've been shorted on footlong sandwiches," Jan. 23, 2013


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