Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger is seeking more than $250,000 (GBP156,250) in damages after his New York showroom was flooded.

The style king is suing two construction companies, claiming they fitted faulty sprinkler systems in his store.

Attorneys for the building firms insist they're not at fault, and "sabotage" is to blame for the flood.

04/11/2003 09:18