A collector from Cincinnati has filed a lawsuit against a restoration company after he says $300,000 worth of cards went missing while they repaired water damage to his home.
In a suit filed in Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, Walter C. Kuhlman claims he hired Teasdale Fenton Carpet Cleaning and Restoration in May of 2013 after coming home from Florida to find water damage and mold caused by a plumbing failure.
According to Courthouse News, Kuhlman claims he was told his collection was taken out of the home and put into storage by the company to allow room for the remediation process but at some point thousands of vintage cards, including 1950’s and 60’s sets and stars disappeared, with their removal never documented.
Kuhlman is asking for compensatory and punitive damages for breach of contract, negligence and conversion according to the court papers.
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