EDWARDSVILLE — A paintless dent repair service provider is suing its former CEO for allegedly abruptly leaving the company to start his own business.
Carmed CM-53 LLC filed a complaint on Jan. 18, in the Madison County Circuit Court against Warren Huff, alleging the former CEO violated the solicitation clause of their operating agreement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges Huff is abruptly terminated his interest with Carmed to operate his own business, which also performs paintless dent repair through a Missouri limited liability company.
As a result, the plaintiff alleges its business operations have been damaged, the suit states.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in excess of $50,000, attorney's fees and costs for this action and requests that the defendant be enjoined for a period of two years from further violation of the non-compete clause.
It is represented by Christopher P. Threkeld of Lucco, Brown, Threkeld & Dawson LLP in Edwardsville and Matthew J. Landwehr of Thompson Coburn LLP in St. Louis.
Madison County Circuit Court case number 17-L-73