Bed bugs from furniture rentals? Fox 41 in Louisville investigates

May 24, 2010

Fox 41 News in Louisville, Kentucky spoke with a man claiming to be a Rent-A-Center employee, who says that the company’s bed bug policy is not followed. (If video player does not load above, you can view it on the Fox site.) Fox 41 reports, “The bug problem in Louisville is pretty bad,” said “Jeff” […]

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Nashville woman files suit with Rent-a-Center over bedbugs

July 24, 2009

This seems to be the week for bed bug lawsuits. The Tennesseean reports that Evangela Cowan of Nashville is suing Rent-a-Center, claiming the furniture she rented (including a mattress) gave her bed bugs. She is suing for $575,000.  The Tennesseean also reports on the company’s response: Xavier Dominicis, a Rent-A-Center spokesman, said he could not […]

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Aurora, Colorado woman claims she got bed bugs from rental furniture

December 19, 2008

According to Fox 31 News in Colorado, JoDean Persichetti says she did not have bed bugs in her apartment until after her shipment of rented furniture arrived: “Those bugs were not in the apartment before the furniture arrived, it’s a brand new unit,” she said. JoDean asked Rent-A-Center to pick up the furniture but the […]

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