Bedbugs

Brazilian Model Sues Over Bedbug Bites

Brazilian model bitten by bedbugs during hotel stayA model working on a photo shoot alleges that she was bitten multiple times and sustained rashes and welts as a result of an overnight onslaught from bedbugs during her hotel stay. She is suing the establishment and its parent company for monetary and punitive damages.

Sabrina Jales St. Pierre, who according to the Los Angeles Times, has appeared as a model for Avon, Neiman Marcus, the ...

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California Bedbug Case Leads to Big Verdict, Permanent Scars

California bedbug case leads to million dollar verdictTwo years after moving into their Inglewood, California apartment, the Martinez family awoke one morning to the horrific sight of their then three-year-old son covered from head to toe in red spots. After a trip to the hospital, the diagnosis was in: the spots were bug bites. The question was what kind of bugs.

After a thorough search of their home, the family isolated the issue. Like so many other ...

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Bedbug Infestations – and Associated Lawsuits – On the Rise

bedbug lawsuits on the rise“Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite!”

What was once just a singsong way of wishing someone a pleasant night’s sleep – albeit a bit creepy – is now once again an actual warning as bedbugs have made a comeback in a very big way. Most of the resurgence of this pest is thanks to just one fact: the bugs have simply adapted to the ways we try to kill them. ...

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