Implementing these measures demonstrate to the consumer and plaintiff's attorney that the hotel is doing what it can to protect guests from bed bugs. The next step in avoiding a lawsuit is to
The payout reportedly was the highest that lawyers had seen in such cases. (In 2002, a jury awarded $382,000 to a brother and sister who said they were attacked by bed bugs at a Chicago motel.) Is this lawsuit settlement a harbinger of things to come? Possibly, but at the very least the case does highlight a growth in bed bug lawsuits nationwide.
Sacramento Bed Bug Attorney If you need to find a bed bug nest, hunt for the eggs or try to locate the shed exoskeletons of juvenile bed bugs. A common mistake is believing that bed bugs are only present in dirty areas or that they make their nests in filth.
Whitney, LLP's bed bug lawyers have successfully resolved hundreds of bed bug lawsuits and claims involving apartment buildings, hotels, motels, casinos, resorts, campgrounds and summer camps, vacation rentals, rental furniture companies, mattress stores, pest control companies and other parties responsible for a bed bug infestation.
Our bed bug attorneys have handled hundreds of cases for our clients around the country. We are a multi-attorney practice with a support staff, including investigators, medical consultants, diagnostic technicians and paralegals ready and available to both confirm and prepare your bed bug case.
Compensation in bed bug claims and lawsuits against infested hotels depends on the severity of the bed bug bites sustained, medical treatment received, permanency of skin blemishes or disfigurement, personal property damaged or thrown away, emotional distress, lost wages, the history of infestation of the hotel, and the experience and quality of the attorney hired by the injured guests or the guest's family.