Can the fast food chains be sued for false advertising?

Asked over 2 years ago - Bellingham, WA

The size of the hamburgers shown on tv is so different from what you get when you go buy one.

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  1. Robert John Murillo

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    Answered . Can they be sued? Sure. Will a complaint like this go very far? No.

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  2. Michael Charles Doland

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    Answered . My colleague is correct. Suit is possible, but major franchisors have massive teams of in-house and outside counsel who protect their client's vigorously. In addition, there is the issue of damages. Unless it is a class action (which is very, very complex) the amount of your damages probably don't exceed $5.

    The above is general legal and business analysis. It is not "legal advise" but analysis, and different lawyers may... more

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