Water leak turns into $30 million lawsuit

The Washington Post reported in its June 29th issue about a multimillion-dollar battle with owners of multimillion-dollar condominiums at one of the city’s most prestigious addresses.

According to documents filed in D.C. Superior Court, the water leaks led to the discovery of improperly installed bathtubs. When the walls behind the tubs were opened, the condo board alleged, the fireproofing between the units was found to be inadequate and life-threatening; some owners even called the building a “death trap.”

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