Supreme Court rejects McD false-advertising case

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by a Florida Burger King franchisee that sued McDonald’s Corp. alleging false advertising in connection with a rigged Monopoly promotion and other games the chain ran from 1995 to 2001.

Phoenix of Broward Inc., the BK franchisee, sued McDonald’s under the false-advertising provision of the Lanham Act, alleging the chain’s advertising during the promotions misrepresented the public’s chances of winning

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