Lumber Liquidators Flooring Class Action
ON Apr 01, 2015 [en]
Statement of Claim
CONSUMER LAW GROUP has launched a Canada-wide class action lawsuit against Lumber Liquidators (Canada), Inc. and Lumber Liquidators, Inc. on behalf of all persons, entities or organizations resident in Canada who purchased one or more Chinese-produced laminate flooring products from Lumber Liquidators or who own homes in Canada in which these Chinese-produced laminate flooring products were installed.
The class action involves Lumber Liquidators express representation that their Chinese-produced laminate flooring are compliant with the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) formaldehyde emissions standards (“CARB Standards”) and as “meet[ing] the highest quality and environmental standards”, when in fact independent testing revealed that their Chinese-produced laminate flooring contain six (6) to seven (7) times in excess of CARB’s Standards and some samples were close to twenty (20) times in excess thereof. These conditions present a serious safety hazard due formaldehyde's gradual adverse effect on health.
The list of products that have been tested and found to exceed the CARB Standards for formaldehyde emissions is the following:
a) 8 mm Bristol County Cherry Laminate Flooring;
b) 8 mm Dream Home Nirvana French Oak Laminate Flooring;
c) 8 mm Dream Home Nirvana Royal Mahogany Laminate Flooring;
d) 12 mm Dream Home Ispiri Americas Mission Olive Laminate Flooring;
e) 12 mm Dream Home Ispiri Chimney Tops Smoked Oak Laminate Flooring;
f) 12 mm Dream Home Ispiri Poplar Forest Oak Laminate Flooring;
g) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Antique Bamboo Laminate Flooring;
h) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Cape Doctor Laminate Flooring;
i) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Fumed African Ironwood Laminate Flooring;
j) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Glacier Peak Poplar Laminate Flooring;
k) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Golden Teak Laminate Flooring;
l) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Handscraped Imperial Teak Laminate Flooring (SKU 10029601);
m) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Handscraped Imperial Teak Laminate Flooring (SKU 10023958);
n) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Handscraped Summer Retreat Teak Laminate Flooring;
o) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Sandy Hills Hickory Laminate Flooring;
p) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Tanzanian Wenge Laminate Flooring;
q) 12 mm Dream Home Kensington Manor Warm Springs Chestnut Laminate Flooring;
r) 12 mm Dream Home St. James African Mahogany Laminate Flooring;
s) 12 mm Dream Home St. James Blacksburg Barn Board Laminate Flooring;
t) 12 mm Dream Home St. James Brazilian Koa Laminate Flooring;
u) 12 mm Dream Home St. James Chimney Rock Charcoal Laminate Flooring;
v) 12 mm Dream Home St. James Cumberland Mountain Oak Laminate Flooring;
w) 12 mm Dream Home St. James Golden Acacia Laminate Flooring;
x) 12 mm Dream Home St. James Nantucket Beech Laminate Flooring;
y) 12 mm Dream Home St. James Oceanside Plank Bamboo Laminate Flooring;
z) 12 mm Dream Home St. James Vintner’s Reserve Laminate Flooring; and
aa) 15 mm Dream Home St. James Sky Lakes Pine Laminate Flooring.
The class action is seeking the following as damages:
(a) The purchase price [or the overpayment thereof] of the Flooring Products,
(b) The amounts paid to have the Flooring Products installed,
(c) Out-of-pocket expenses for repairs and replacements, including future costs of repair and replacements,
(d) The diminished value of their Flooring Products,
(e) Pain and suffering, stress, trouble and inconvenience; and
(f) Punitive, exemplary and aggravated damages.
If you or someone you know has purchased or has had installed in their home Lumber Liquidator's Chinese-produced laminate flooring and you wish more information on potential compensation or to be kept advised of the status of the Lumber Liquidators Flooring Class Action or any resulting compensation resulting from Lumber Liquidators Flooring Lawsuit in Canada, Ontario or Quebec, please provide your contact information to our law firm using the below form.
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