bed bug lawsuits

Tenants with bed bugs file class action lawsuit in Des Moines

March 17, 2010

Elderly and disabled residents of two buildings in Des Moines which are infested with bed bugs and other pests have filed a class-action lawsuit against their landlord. According to The Des Moines Register, the lawsuit . . . filed this week in Polk County District Court alleges that more than 250 people have suffered “unconscionable […]

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Portland State students sue landlord over bedbugs

January 20, 2010

More from KGW News on the Portland State University students who are suing their off-campus landlords (which we mentioned last week). KGW reports that Jeff Rudnicky and his girlfriend had to evacuate a bed bug-infested apartment after she had a serious allergic reaction to bed bug bites, but they were unable to get their deposit […]

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Residents sue motel on Staten Island due to bed bugs

July 24, 2009

Edward Reed and Juanise Rayford are among eleven residents who are suing the Midland Motor Inn, a motel on Staten Island, because of bed bugs.  Staten Island Live reports that The couple are among 11 motel residents who have recently sued the building owner, 630 Midmot Corp., in state Supreme Court, St. George. The plaintiffs, […]

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Family sues Chicago area Holiday Inn over bed bug infestation

July 23, 2009

A family is suing a hotel near Chicago’s O’Hare airport after allegedly encountering bed bugs in the hotel, suffering from bed bug bites, and bringing bed bugs  home with them. CBS 2 reports, The suit, which names First Hospitality Group, Inc., Holiday Inn Select-Chicago O’Hare and Rosemont RREF, LLC as defendants, claims the Holiday Inn […]

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Christian Hardigree on bed bug legal issues

December 9, 2008

Last summer’s PCT Bed Bug Seminars featured Christian Hardigree, a University of Nevada – Las Vegas law professor who is an expert on beg bug legal issues.  Brad Harbison interviewed her for PCT Online, and I highly recommend you give it a listen (click the play button below). Hardigree discusses some of the grounds on […]

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Law student sues over bed bugs in Reserve Square apartments, Cleveland

November 19, 2008

James F. McCarty of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Monday that A law student has sued one of downtown Cleveland’s chicer high-rises, contending that bedbugs drove him from two apartments — and flying gnats from a third. In his lawsuit, Joshua Bobrowsky said the blood-sucking vermin in three Reserve Square apartments left him with painful […]

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Bed bug lawsuits, and: bed bugs in another NYC Housing Court?

September 26, 2008

The Sun reports that the Livingston Street Housing Court in Brooklyn is rumored to have had bed bugs. This is months after a story circulated about a prior alleged infestation at the 111 Centre Street Housing Court in Manhattan. Back in April, the city held bed bug information seminars at six NYC Housing Courts in […]

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Another 23-25 Temple St., Nashua, N.H. tenant sues landlord over bed bugs

August 19, 2008

Richard Jebb, the first tenant of this building to sue the landlords, lost his case. A second person, a former tenant, is suing the landlord of the rooming house at 23-25 Temple St. in Nashua, according to the Nashua Telegraph. Capricia Osirus, a former tenant of 23-25 Temple St., filed a summons in Hillsborough County […]

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Couple wins $49K in infested furniture bed bug lawsuit

July 10, 2008

Diep Huynh and Oanh Nguyen, a Pennsauken, NJ couple who claim they got bed bugs from a new bedroom furniture set, won $49,000 in a jury trial. Today a jury awarded the Pennsauken, N.J. couple $49,000 finding that the bedroom furniture they purchased at J.C. Penney in Cherry Hill was infested with bed bugs. “For […]

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Barona Resort and Casino bed bug lawsuit

June 8, 2008

This bed bug case has been pending for three years. And for a few reasons, it’s an interesting one. The Los Angeles Times reports that Gloria and Robert Chisley claim they were bitten by bed bugs in the Barona Resort and Casino, in Lakeside, California (August 2005). The case is interesting, first of all, because […]

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Fox employee suing building management, maintenance over bed bug bites

May 29, 2008

Remember bed bugs at Fox News New York? Now Jane Clark is suing the building management of 1211 Avenue of the Americas, where Fox and the Post are housed, as well as two building maintenance companies, over the bites she incurred, says CBS News. The New York Observer reports that the lawyer for the plaintiff, […]

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Winnipeg HoJo gets sued over bed bugs

April 28, 2008

A Toronto man is suing a Winnipeg Howard Johnson’s motel, claiming he was bitten by bed bugs there. CJOB in Manitoba reports, A Toronto man has filed a civil suit against the Howard Johnson Hotel on Ellice Avenue alleging he caught a case of the bed bugs while rooming at the establishment. Steven Lipson claims […]

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