San Francisco woman settles bed bug case out of court for $71K

October 25, 2008

SFist reports (based on a City Star report) that … a woman who received more than 400 bedbug bites during her stay at San Francisco’s Ramada Plaza Hotel has received $71,000 to settle her claim against the downtown hotel. The out-of court settlement is the largest ever paid to victims in similar bedbug-attack cases. That’s […]

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Family sues YMCA camp in Michigan, claiming son brought bed bugs home

February 25, 2008

The Jackson Citizen-Patriot reports that a family is suing the Storer YMCA camp in Napoleon Township, Michigan, claiming that their son brought bed bugs home with him from camp. Edward Higgins, the defense lawyer, tried to kill the suit, claiming it’s impossible to know how and when bed bugs arrived in the home, but the […]

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Bed bug hotel claim in Isle of Wight; study/travel abroad and bed bugs

November 24, 2007

BED BUG CLAIM EARNS GUEST £630 (Isle of Wight, UK) “A DISGRUNTLED guest who claimed his experience at a Sandown hotel ruined his break has won £630 in compensation. Keith Clack, from Brighton, took legal action against The Carlton Hotel, on Sandown Esplanade, claiming his room and bed were infested with (tags: isleofwight bedbugs UK […]

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Hotel Pennsylvania Settles Bedbug Suits for Nearly $100,000 | The New York Observer

November 15, 2007

The New York Observer reports that the Hotel Pennsylvania has settled its bed bug lawsuit out of court. Vornado-owned Hotel Pennsylvania has agreed to pay nearly $100,000, court records show, to a group of six tourists who claimed to have been bitten by bedbugs while staying at the old Seventh Avenue lodge. You can read […]

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bed bug lawsuit against the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kensington, London

January 15, 2007

I was sent a press release today from lawyers working on a bed bug case. The news release is at and I have quoted some of the release below.   One Of The World’s Premier Luxury Hotels, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London, Rented Bed Bug-Infested Room To Prominent Licensing / Intellectual Property Attorney […]

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another bedbug lawsuit

October 12, 2006

According to the NY Sun, A Mexican family claims to have been attacked by bedbugs in the Anaheim Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. They filed a lawsuit, seeking damages. The assistant general manager of the hotel, Karlyn Bretz, said the hotel hasn’t received a copy of the lawsuit. “We are definitely aware of the incident […]

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