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Florida man files suit over laminate flooring

From business disputes to product liability, there are many reasons why companies wind up in court. When a business becomes the target of a lawsuit, it is important for the company to take a close look at their legal options and ensure that they approach the case properly. In Miami and throughout the state of Florida, it is crucial for those facing business litigation to address their legal issues immediately by closely reviewing their situation and taking action right away.

A Florida man recently filed suit against a flooring retailer over allegations that the laminate flooring contains dangerous levels of formaldehyde, which can cause nose irritations, eye cancer and skin cancer. According to the Homestead man's attorney, the class action lawsuit is asking for damages to remove and replace the flooring in the man's house.

However, the flooring retailer disputes these allegations and says their products are completely safe. Although consumers can test the levels of formaldehyde in the flooring's glue, which is believed to be the root cause of the problem, test samples are costly and a Florida senator wants the Consumer Product Safety Commission to test the laminate flooring.

Whether a major corporation is struggling with international business disputes or a small firm faces allegations of fraud, the details of business lawsuits vary. As a result, it is essential for business owners who have found themselves in this position to closely analyze the ins and outs of their case and pinpoint the best course of action. For many business owners, consulting an experienced attorney can provide helpful insight and simplify the legal process.

Source: WPTV.com, "West Palm Beach class action lawsuit filed over laminate flooring from Lumber Liquidators'," Jenn Strathman, Mar. 4, 2015

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