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Evanston, Illinois Condo Association sues owner, claiming he refused bed bug treatment

January 23, 2013

An Evanston, Illinois condo owner is being sued by the Maisonette Condominium Association.  The plaintiff claims the defendant refused to have his unit in a Sherman Avenue building treated for bed bugs, according to the Chicago Tribune. After bed bugs were discovered in September 2011, the building had treatment in each unit including that of the […]

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Pest control firm faces DEP fines in NJ for misapplying hazardous pesticides; owner also indicted in Massachusetts

February 1, 2011

Remember TVF Pest Control, the pest control firm that allegedly used pesticides not approved for indoor use to treat bed bugs in New Jersey, New York, and Massachusetts? They’ve now been fined in New Jersey for using Malathion and Carbaryl (both illegal for indoor use). The DEP investigation also found the firm falsified documents so […]

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New Jersey’s laws designed to spread bed bugs in rental housing

July 2, 2008

Many local laws make it easier for bed bugs to spread, and New Jersey’s laws are among them. As noted on our FAQ about who pays for treatment, the New Jersey Warranty of Habitability says landlords have to keep rental apartments pest-free. However, things can be a bit more complicated than that. Although the law […]

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