CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa
Madigan has announced her office has filed a lawsuit against David Malmberg and
DTM Concrete & Stamping for allegations of violating the Illinois Consumer
Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act and Home Repair and Remodeling Act.
Madigan’s office alleges consumers hired Malmberg to
replace old concrete with stamped concrete and that Malmberg required these
consumers to pay the project’s full cost upfront. In many cases, this was a
violation of contract. Additionally, Malmberg allegedly failed to complete work
on the projects. Any work that was done was done shoddily, Madigan’s office says.
“Consumers need to know that they have the right to wait
until work is completed to their satisfaction before making final payments to a
contractor,” Madigan said.
Consumers who complained to Madigan’s office and the Better
Business Bureau lost close to $11,000. Madigan’s office seeks a
judgment that will ban Malmberg from doing business in Illinois
and will require restitution to alleged victims.