RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Supreme Court has refused The Drees Co.’s petition for appeal of a $1.4 million judgment that was awarded in March to a couple who claimed that construction defects led to debilitating mold-related injuries. Meng v. The Drees Co., No. 091484 (Va. Sup. Ct.)…
The couple charged that Drees failed to address leaks and attempted to repair window leaks with calking rather than re-install them.
Wendy Meng said she was hospitalized in 2006 and 2007 for migraine headaches, and suffers from tachycardia, heart palpitations, memory loss, nervous system dysfunction, breathing difficulties and chemical sensitivity. Paul Meng said he was diagnosed with asthma after moving into the house. The family left the home in April 2007….
David H. Wise and James P. Lukes of Waters & Wise in Fairfax, Va., represent the Mengs.
Kurt C. Rommel and Jeffrey S. Poretz of Miles & Stockbridge in McLean, Va., represent The Drees Co.
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