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Fisker Auto's Ch. 11 WARN Fight May Go To Trial, Judge Says

Law360 (May 1, 2019, 8:21 PM EDT) -- Remnants of bankrupt electric car maker Fisker Automotive kicked up fresh sparks Wednesday, when a Delaware judge said the company and laid-off workers should consider dates for a trial in a dispute over first-in-line payment claims.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross made the point after arguments on a class of workers’ motion for summary judgement for their claim to first priority rights to a $1.9 million estate reserve to pay Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act compensation.

“This case has been pending for 5½ years. I realize it has been a contentious process, but I’m hoping to get a trial date...

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