Can I sue the seller for improper grading and drainage regarding a new driveway?

Question Details: I bought a home a month ago. The seller, a real estate investor who bought the home to flip, had installed a brand new driveway. At the time of inspection there was a lot of fresh hay recent grass seed and no evidence of drainage issues, despite recent rain. Now that the hay has deteriorated, water is pooling against my driveway for most of the length of it after a good rain. It is taking it several days to a week to drain. There are visible mosquito larve in the pools. The driveway elevation is 3 to 4 inches above the soil, and the yard clearly slopes downward toward the driveway. To me it seems it should have been very obvious to the contractors who graded and installed the driveway and to the seller that the yard would not drain properly. Does the seller have any responsibility to this problem or am I on my own?

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