ComVest Loses Bid To Toss WARN Action

Law360, New York (November 5, 2009, 2:26 PM EST) -- A federal judge has nixed a request by ComVest Investment Partners LLC to dismiss a lawsuit stemming from a layoff at a subsidiary, rejecting the private equity firm's argument that the plaintiffs failed to clear the necessary pleading hurdles.

Judge Edmund A. Sargus Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on Wednesday denied ComVest's motion to dismiss the case, saying that the plaintiffs should first be allowed to conduct discovery on the issue of whether the two companies should be considered...
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