GALVESTON – A Galveston County couple alleges new flooring in their home was negligently installed and caused it to rot.

George W. Hatch Jr. and Tanya Hatch filed a complaint on Nov. 14 in the Galveston County District Court against Flooring Source LLC and RLMA LLC alleging that they violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act and negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs hired the defendants to install new flooring in their home. They allege that beginning in January 2017, they began to notice several small soft areas on the floor of their home’s master bedroom, kitchen and guest bedroom. They allege they notified a general contractor, who discovered the new sub flooring had rotted.

The plaintiffs holds Flooring Source LLC and RLMA LLC responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to install the flooring in their home in a good and workmanlike manner, refused to repair the damages and cover the expenses associated with it.

The plaintiffs seek monetary relief of more than $200,000 but no more than $1 million and such other and further relief to which they may show themselves justly entitled. They are represented by Christopher L. Johnson and Justin M. Kornegay of Johnson & Crew PLLC in League City.

Galveston County District Court case number 17-CV-1385

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