Presidential Towers

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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Bed bugs and lawsuits; also how to find a lawyer

March 17, 2007

Bed bug lawsuits Here are some legal cases involving bed bugs which are discussed online. (Links which are internal to the blog have additional links to news reports and sometimes case information.) General lawsuits involving bed bugs Article about bed bug lawsuits in New York City (Sept. 2008) Bed bugs in the workplace Former Fox […]

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Another suit at Presidential Towers: this one focuses on landlord’s non-disclosure of neighbor’s bed bugs

March 10, 2007

A fourth person is suing Presidential Towers in Chicago: this time, on the grounds that Presidential Towers knew the neighbors had bugs, did not tell the tenant, who then got them. This issue is relevant to all tenants with bed bugs. If landlords had to tell neighbors when one tenant had bed bugs, it might […]

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Presidential Towers sold, with free bed bugs!

March 6, 2007

Chicago’s Presidential Towers has been sold for $470 million. This announcement comes only days after the 3 tenants filed a lawsuit against the building, which has four 49-story buildings, and 2,300 residences. Presidential Towers sold for $20 million more than experts expected; I wonder if homeowners with bed bugs can expect the same value-enhanced effects […]

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Bed bugs in detox and Presidential Towers

March 3, 2007

Three tenants are suing Presidential Towers over bed bugs, according to the Chicago Tribune. Presidential Towers is an enormous complex–almost like a little village, with multiple high-rises, with its own little mall and a full-size health club inside. Exterminators began work on the problem in January, but the bedbug infestation persists, the lawsuit said. The […]

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