Hotels in California have had a recent spike bed bug issues. Many occupants awake to find bites throughout their body. Many times hotel operators rent out rooms knowing they have bed bug infestations. When a hotel fails to inform their guest of the issue, they will be held liable for injuries sustained. If you have been exposed to bed bugs in your hotel read the following article to get more updates on your rights.
When is the hotel liable for injuries sustained from bed bugs? Hotels often fail to take the welfare of their patrons into consideration. They know if they alert guests of a bed bug issue, they will face alarmingly high vacancy rates. To avoid this, hotel owners or operators neglect the needs of their guests by failing to alert them of possible issues. Examples include renting “Do Not Rent” rooms to guests because the hotel was fully occupied. Or failing to properly exterminate the hotel when the hotel operator was aware of the issue. In such cases it is possible to ask for punitive damages against hotel operators.
There are certain steps you should take after a bed bug injury case against a motel. Here are some tips on what to do if you have been injured.
Bed bugs are considered insects. They are highly resilient and can quietly feed on their victim without ever being noticed. Here are some facts about bed bugs:
Downtown L.A. Law handles all types of personal injury cases, including bed bug bites. If you have been injured contact us today for a free consultation.