By  on November 10, 2016

Attorneys for Los Angeles-based Nasty Gal Inc. have asked for a hearing to weigh in on multiple emergency motions filed in court Thursday as the digital e-tailer’s bankruptcy case begins.

The company, which filed its petition for bankruptcy in Central District Court in California on Wednesday, wants court approval to tap a loan from Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc. — a Palo Alto lender to venture-backed firms — in order to keep the business running and, at least in the short term, be able to make its next payroll Nov. 25. The payroll expense totals $512,000 across 189 workers, and there’s also the roughly $400,000 it spends weekly on merchandise to stock its online store and two physical shops on Melrose Avenue and Third Street Promenade.

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