florida bed bug lawyer

Good Night, Sleep Tight, Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite...

People go on vacation to relax and have fun. After all, you're spending all of your hard-earned money on hotels, restaurants and travel.  Especially after COVID, the last thing that anyone wants to have is a terrifying experience at a hotel or motel.  I'm not talking about being the victim of a crime, but something much worse, a physical intrusion like no other, by a pesky parasite known as the bed bug. 

  • Our bed bug lawyers have experience handling and negotiating with insurance companies for injury victims.  We strive to get you the maximum amount of money possible to cover your medical bills and pain and suffering incurred due to the injuries. 

What are bed bugs? 

Bed bugs are insects that belong to the genus Cimex.  They come out at night where they feast on humans while we are sleeping.  There are two species of Bed Bugs, Cimex hemipterus and Cimex Lectularius.  Cimex Lectularius is the common bed bug.  Bed bugs are blood-sucking creatures that have been around for centuries.

Where do bed bugs hide? 

Bed bugs hide in the cracks of beds, box springs, mattresses, headboards.  Your chances of getting exposed to bed bugs increases if you are staying at a hotel or a motel. 

What are the signs of a bed bug infestation? 

A bed bug infestation can be spotted by noticing reddish-brown fecal spots on mattresses and walls. If you are staying at a Florida hotel, motel or apartment and see these marks it is very likely that you are the victim of a bed bug infestation. 

How do I know if I've been bitten by bed bugs? 

Signs that you have been bitten by bed bugs are that you are experiencing: 

  • Redness to the skin
  • Itchy Skin
  • Spots that are in a line or a cluster
  • Typically on the face, hands, neck and arms

How do bed bugs spread? 

Beg bugs can move from one location to the next by crawling.  Bed bugs can also travel on luggage and clothing, which is why they are commonly found in hotels and motels.  Bed bugs can spread incredibly easily from one hotel room to the next, or one apartment building to the next building. 

What are my legal options if I have been bitten by bed bugs? 

As a victim of bed bug bites, you are provided with the same legal options as someone who has been injured in a car accident.  Your bed bug injury entitles you to receive money for your pain and suffering and payment for medical bills that are associated with your injuries.  We have the ability to file a lawsuit on your behalf against the hotel, motel or apartment building.  As a hotel guest, the hotel has a responsibility to make sure the room is habitable or in livable conditions. A hotel room that contains bed bugs is not habitable. 

Where have bed bugs been found in Florida? 

Florida is a huge tourist destination.  Due to the influx of tourists from throughout the world, bed bugs are commonly located in many of the Orlando hotels near Disney World.  There have been bed bugs reported in many hotels including Holiday Inn, Days Inn, Super 8, Best Western, Hampton Inn, Comfort Inn, Travelodge, Marriott and Hilton.  If you have been the victim of a bed bug attack anywhere in Florida, we can help you to recover compensation from the hotel or motel.  

Call our bed bug lawyers at 561-588-2781 for a free consultation. 

I live in an apartment and I found bedbugs, do I have rights against my landlord?

Yes, your landlord has legal obligation to you to keep the apartment safe for you and free from any bedbugs. We can help you to recover compensation from the apartment complex.

What can a bed bug lawyer do for me? 

We offer a free consultation, and we only get paid if we recover money for you through a settlement or jury verdict.  There are no upfront fees to you.  We will contact the hotel or motel to get their insurance policy information.  We will then speak to the insurance company adjuster, and provide the adjuster with your medical bills and photos of your bites. Our law firm will obtain the medical records from treating physicians, psychologists and any other medical professionals who are treating you as a result of your injuries.  You may have suffered from severe bites that is causing you to experience psychological trauma.  We will fight for you to obtain every dollar that you are owed by the insurance carrier to compensate you for your injuries. 

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Contact our law firm for a free consultation regarding your Florida bed bug injury at 561-588-2781. There is no fee if we do not recover money for you. 

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