$80,000.00 Resolution for Bed Bug Injuries Resulting from Arguments by Bed Bug Attorneys
When two guests booked a stay at a popular hotel chain they had no idea they would be sharing the room with bed bugs. After reporting the issue to the manager on duty, they were immediately moved to a different room, but the damage had already been done. Not only did the physical bites require them to undergo emergency medical care, but they both underwent multiple therapy sessions to address their psychological distress.
When the hotel guests contacted our firm for representation they were already offered a settlement from the hotel’s insurance company. Our bed bug attorneys prepared a demand and engaged in negotiations for several weeks. Both clients were thrilled to learn that the settlement offers increased exponentially to the amount of $80,000.00; 15xs the offer they had received with the assistance of our bed bug team.
$50,000.00 Recovered After Bed Bugs Ruin Family Trip
A father and his adult daughter stayed at a popular hotel chain for a family member’s wedding and within a matter of days suffered hundreds of bed bug bites/welts. Female bed bugs do not need to mate between each round of eggs they lay. If left unchecked, a bed bug infestation can rapidly grow out of control.
The wedding guests suffered injuries requiring medical treatments and received prescriptions to steroids in attempt to combat the itching and burning caused by the bed bug bites/welts. After signing with Bed Bug Injury Law, our attorneys went to work educating the insurance company on the seriousness of the injuries involved and how these situations can be avoided through proper hotel diligence. Ultimately, our attorneys were able to recover $50,000.00 on behalf of the father and daughter based on their injuries and the hotel’s failure to adequately conduct their inspection duties.
$50,000.00 Settlement for Man Bitten by Bed Bugs
While briefly staying at a large hotel chain for an alma mater homecoming event, a hotel guest was exposed to bed bugs. The hotel guest suffered multiple bed bug bites that resulted in an allergic reaction. Damages not only included medical expenses, but property losses as well.
Within days of the incident the hotel guest contacted our bed bug attorneys for representation. Our attorneys were able to successfully argue that the hotel’s negligence directly and substantially caused harm to our client. After only a few negotiations with the hotel’s insurance carrier, our firm secured a favorable pre-litigation settlement in the amount of $50,000.00 on behalf of our client.
$45,000.00 Recovered for Guests of Resort
It took several days after checking out of a resort before the resort guests realized they had come in contact with an infestation during their stay. It is common for bed bug bites and welts to take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to surface. By the time the guests had developed bites and welts and were diagnosed by a treating physician, they had already returned home with their luggage taken to the resort.
The insurance carrier for the property attempted to argue the guests had brought the infestation with them to the resort. However, having extensive experience representing bed bug victims, our bed bug attorneys knew other individuals had been injured by bed bugs at the same resort and was able to successfully argue the existence of a long term bed bug treatment problem at the resort. After a few negotiations, our bed bug attorneys were able to successfully secure over $45,000.00 for the resort guests.
Bed Bug Attorneys Recover $25,000 for Couple Attacked by Bed Bugs
A vacationing couple did not pencil in bed bugs when coordinating their family vacation. After arriving at a well known hotel, they found themselves extraordinarily itchy. An inspection of the mattress, revealed a definitive infestation that was confirmed by the property’s night manager. The couple was switched to new room, but the hotel’s efforts to treat their belongings caused irreparable damage as everything was shrunk in the process.They had to seek medical care for their numerous bed bug bites and suffered lost wages as well.
While in search of representation, the couple contacted Bed Bug Injury Law and subsequently entered into an attorney-client representation. After several negotiations our attorneys successfully recover $25,000.00 for the couple.
Bed Bug Attorneys Recover $25,000.00 Despite Guest Spending Days In Hotel Room
In June of 2018, a welding inspector suffered in excess of 75 painful bed bug bites at a popular hotel chain. Her injuries were so extensive she required a steroid injection in an attempt to combat the itching and burning at the location of the bed bug bites/welts. The welding inspector spent three days in the bed bug infested room before learning the source of her injuries and immediately vacating the bed bug infested hotel.
Despite the hotel guest spending days in the infested room, after numerous conversations with the insurance adjuster, Bed Bug Injury Law was able to recover medical expenses and lost wages in full, obtaining a $25,000.00 settlement on behalf of the welding inspector.
Over $15,000 Recovered for Victim of Bed Bug Bites at Hotel
Within a few hours of checking into the room of a well-known hotel, a sleeping guest suffered such immense itching that he jumped out of the bed. Upon inspection he realized that a bed bug was the culprit of his discomfort and the bites on his skin were painful and prominent.
After contacting our firm, Bed Bug Injury Law entered into an attorney client relationship and aggressively pursued the matter. When negotiations concluded with the hotel’s insurance carrier, our client expressed sanctification with receiving a final settlement offer of $15,927.71 within just a few months of legal representation.
$15,000.00 for Victim of Bed Bug Bites at Hotel
A Hilton guest was given a room with an ongoing bed bug infestation. After only a few nights at the hotel, the guest sustained several bed bug bites. In addition to physical injuries, the guest incurred medical expenses and had to discard of her luggage.
The hotel guest contacted our attorneys for representation. Shortly thereafter, we were in communication with Hilton’s insurance carrier and within a few months of negotiations, secured a $15,000.00 settlement for the hotel guest’s bed bug injuries.
Over $20,000.00 Recovered for Mother and Son Injured by Bed Bugs at Cabin
During the first night at a cabin, a mother and son encountered a bed bug infestation. In the middle of the night the mother was awaken by her crying son. After turning on the lights and pulling back the covers, the mother discovered several bed bugs and immediately removed her son from the infested room. After collecting several bed bugs in a bag to show the front desk, the mother reported the infestation and checked out.
The mother and son suffered numerous bites and welts from the infestation and underwent medical treatments for their injuries. After the mother and son entered into an attorney-client relationship, our attorneys immediately went to work on drafting a demand for their injuries. After several negations with the insurance carrier for the cabin, our bed bug attorneys successfully negotiated a settlement in excess of $20,000.00 for the mother and son.
$15,000.00 Recovery for Victim’s Psychological Injuries After Encountering Bed Bug Infestation
Bed bug can cause its’ victims severe psychological issues, including anxiety and loss of sleep. It is not uncommon for victims to experience psychological trauma related to the thought of bed bugs crawling all over them as they sleep at night. However, it can be difficult to recover psychological damages without documented proof the condition exists.
A client of ours who encountered a bed bug infestation at a hotel suffered loss of sleep and anxiety for several months after the incident. Although the client never underwent medical treatment for his psychological injuries, our attorneys were able to successfully argue on his behalf and recover $15,000.00 for his injuries.
Bed Bug Attorneys Turn Insurance Claim Denial into Favorable Settlement for Clients
A family stayed at a hotel and woke up the next day to a bed bug infestation. Initially, the family received a claim denial from the insurance carrier for the hotel. The hotel’s insurance carrier made arguments similar to ones our attorneys have heard several times; the hotel’s infested condition was not caused by negligence and the hotel did not have notice of any previous bed bug infestations at the property.
Our attorneys successfully argued the numerous reasons the hotel acted negligently by failing to prevent and treat bed bug infestations on the property. Additionally, our attorneys were able to establish the bed bug infestation present at the hotel was indicative of a long term infestation. After only one negotiation, our attorneys were able to overturn the claim denial and secure a confidential, large five figure settlement for the family.
$17,500.00 for Victim of Bed Bug Bites at Orlando Hotel
Orlando hotel guests were given a room with an ongoing bed bug infestation. After only a few nights at the hotel, the guests sustained several bed bug bites. In addition to physical injuries, the guests incurred medical expenses and had to discard of luggage.
The hotel guests contacted our attorneys for representation. Shortly thereafter, we were in communication with the insurance carrier for the property and within a few days of negotiations, secured a $17,500.00 settlement for the hotel guests’ bed bug injuries.
Bed Bug Firm Negotiates $10,000 Settlement for Couple even after Hotel Refunded Stay and paid Medical Bill
A bed bug attack at a large chain hotel greatly interfered with a couple’s efforts to engage with and comfort grieving loved ones during a time of bereavement. The husband and wife were forced to seek medical care after the itchy bites, though few in number, proved to be unbearable. As a result, they missed the greater portion of the funeral services, which was the purpose of their trip and had to dispose of their travel bags. The hotel refunded money from their stay in the bed bug infested room and remitted payment for the cost of their medical treatment, but the couple could not recoup the precious time they lost with loved ones.
When the couple contacted Bed Bug Injury Law, they were uncertain if they could take further action against the property since medical and hotel expenses were already paid. Nevertheless, our attorneys pressed forward with a demand and in just 4 weeks negotiations culminated with a $10,000.00 settlement.
Attorney Maxes Medical Policy After Medical Damages Initially Denied
A man in his early 60’s suffered bed bug injuries at a popular upscale hotel. In less than 24-hours, the gentleman suffered in excess of 40 painful bed bug bites/welts. The pain was so intense the gentleman sought medical attention and received a steroid injection. As the weeks passed, the gentleman required further medical appointments, additional steroids, and numerous exams with a cardiologist.
The adjuster refused to pay for the bulk of the medical damages alleging they were unrelated to the bed bug injuries. After several conversations with the adjuster, Bed Bug Injury Law was able to persuade the adjuster into covering the medical bills to full policy limits. In total, Bed Bug Injury Law recovered $9,246.25 on the gentleman’s behalf.