Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced a lawsuit against a Galion-area home improvement contractor accused of providing incomplete or shoddy paving services to consumers.
The lawsuit accuses BL Concrete Construction LLC and its owner Larry M. Hurst of violating Ohio’s Consumer Sales Practices Act and Home Solicitation Sales Act.
The business has two addresses in northern Morrow County and both have Galion mailing addresses.
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is aware of five unresolved complaints against the business with reported losses totaling more than $23,000.
“We are seeking refunds for affected consumers and an end to any unfair or deceptive practices committed by this contractor,” DeWine said. “Any other consumers who have had a problem with this or another home improvement contractor should contact my office.”
The Attorney General’s lawsuit, filed Monday in Franklin County Common Pleas Court, accuses the business and its owner of failing to deliver promised services, performing shoddy and substandard work, engaging in a consumer transaction while having an unsatisfied judgment with another consumer, and failing to give consumers proper notice of their three-day right to cancel a door-to-door sale.
In the lawsuit, the Attorney General seeks consumer restitution, an injunction to stop consumer law violations, and civil penalties.