CHARLESTON — The parents of two minor children are suing Harris Brothers Roofing Co., and Structure Environmental LLC, contractors, citing alleged breach of contract, breach of duty, and unjust enrichment.
Charles Carl and Jessica Carl, as the next friend of Joseph Carl and Chase Carl, filed a complaint on June 12 in Kanawha Circuit Court against the defendants alleging that they failed to comply with the state and federal regulations regarding asbestos remediation and removal.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that Charles Carl, Jessica Carl Joseph Carl and Chase Carl were exposed to asbestos in their home and have suffered severe emotional distress, annoyance and inconvenience from their fear of developing cancer and other asbestos-related diseases,. The plaintiffs holds Harris Brothers Roofing Co. and Structure Environmental LLC responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to completely remove asbestos-containing material from their residence and attempted to unilaterally impose additional fees and charges to perform the original scope of work.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment against the defendants for compensatory damages, for an amount sufficient to fund a medical monitoring program, for restitution of any and all moneys paid for the remediation and removal of asbestos, pre- and post-judgment interest, attorneys' fees and costs and for such other and further relief as the court deems just and proper. They are represented by Kathy A. Brown of Kathy Brown Law PLLC in Charleston and Timothy D. Houston of Houston Law Office in Charleston.
Kanawha Circuit Court Case number 16-C-719