ST. LOUIS – A business contracted by Home Depot to install flooring alleges an independent contractor failed to utilize dust controls and caused damages to a condominium.
Superior Corp. of Illinois filed a complaint on Oct. 2 in the St. Louis Circuit Court against Scott Rundel, doing business as Scott Rundel Flooring, alleging property damage and breach of contract.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 1, 2016, it hired the defendant to perform floor work on a St. Louis condominium unit owned by Eduardo and Megan Duarte. The plaintiff alleges the defendant failed to use any dust control when removing ceramic tile and sections of a concrete floor, causing $50,027.20 worth of depreciation to the condo.
The plaintiff alleges it paid the Duartes the sum of $50,027.20 for property damage and $5,277.02 Fiona Duarte's injuries. It alleges the defendant refuses to indemnify and hold it harmless for the payments made to the Duartes.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against defendant in the amount of $55,027.20, attorney's fees, costs and all other relief that are proper and just. He is represented by Mark G. McMahon and Michael B. Hill of Law Offices of Mark G. McMahon in Clayton.
St. Louis Circuit Court case number 1822-CC11340