Business enterprise identify changes direct to lawsuits versus Franklin County home-advancement contractors

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — Two Franklin County dwelling-improvement contractors are accused of transforming the names of their organizations in purchase to counter terrible assessments and trick consumers for their organization, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office environment claims.  

The initially lawsuit, in accordance to Ohio Legal professional General Dave Yost, is from Jimmie Wells Jr., who did small business less than the enterprise names Good Line Imaging and JUCO. Wells also did small business less than the name of 5 Star Portray, a enterprise which he had no affiliation with, Yost states.  

“Wells sold house-advancement items and providers to customers in various Ohio counties. He would settle for deposits but, in some conditions, are unsuccessful to provide or make a whole refund. As alleged in the criticism, when Wells did perform operate, it was shoddy and he failed to suitable it. Additionally, Wells unsuccessful to advise customers of their proper to terminate their transactions, as demanded by the Property Solicitation Profits Act,” a release from Yost’s workplace reads.

The lawsuit from Wells estimates customer damages at $11,000.

The second lawsuit was submitted against Aaron Cowans, who labored beneath the company names of 1st Choose Household Improvement and Cowans Property Enhancement, both of those LLCs registered with the state.  

The lawsuits estimates $46,000 in purchaser damages, and alleges the businesses “…failed to provide items and expert services, unsuccessful to make a full refund when asked for, and done shoddy do the job,” according to Yost’s office environment.

The AG’s business office warns Cowans might even now be undertaking business enterprise below the 1st Pick Household Enhancement name or as a new entity 1st Pick Basement Finishing.

If you think you have been victimized by a single of these contractors or by another unfair or misleading small business practice, you can call the Ohio Legal professional General’s Business office at or 800-282-0515.