HOUSTON — A Fort Bend County couple is suing a hardwood flooring retailer, alleging illegal, deceptive and unfair conduct.
Teresita Bible and Matthew Bible filed a complaint Feb. 21 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Lumber Liquidators Inc., Lumber Liquidators Leasing LLC, et al, alleging failure to comply with the federal standards promulgated in the Toxic Substances Control Act.
According to the complaint, the Bibles were caused to suffer direct financial harm for paying more for the Chinese flooring that contained contained high levels of the toxin formaldehyde, which poses great health risks to consumers.
The plaintiffs allege the defendants negligently sold hardwood flooring that contains dangerous levels of formaldehyde, exceeding the allowable levels imposed by CARB.
The Bibles seek trial by jury, an order certifying this case as a class action, appointing plaintiffs as representatives and their law firms as class counsels, all damages, costs of court, interest and all other relief. They are represented by attorneys Bruce Steckler of Steckler Gresham Cochran PLLC in Dallas and by Craig M. Robinson of Herman Herman & Katz LLC in New Orleans.
Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas Case number 4:17-cv-00556