Lumber Liquidators wins a favorable ruling in a California court.

Shares in Lumber Liquidators rose 11% after the hardwood-flooring company received a favorable ruling in a civil case that had accused it of violating a California health code.

Wall Street Journal staffer Maria Armental reports that on Monday, Judge George C. Hernandez Jr. found that Global Community Monitor and Sunshine Park Ltd., which had brought the lawsuit, hadn’t met the burden of proof to show a violation under California’s Proposition 65, which requires businesses to post warnings about potential harmful chemicals in their products. Armental writes:

Lumber Liquidators said that in recent months, it has enacted stricter safeguards to ensure sourcing and compliance practices, such as suspending the sale of all laminate flooring sourced from China.

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