Lumber Liquidators hit with lawsuits

TOANO, Va. — Lumber Liquidators is facing a blitz of lawsuits related to accusations that some of the company’s laminated flooring contains unsafe quantities of formaldehyde. CBS reported March 1 that the flooring company sold laminate flooring with higher levels of formaldehyde than permitted by California’s health and safety standards. A multi-agency federal investigation of the company is underway. Lawsuits claim that the company’s Chinese-made flooring has caused health problems, including asthma, in consumers.