Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are an increasingly common problem in Florida. Part of the rise in incidence can be attributed to the increasing number of Air B&Bs, staycation, and homeaway services that have taken off in recent years, but even traditional resorts, hotels, and motels can find themselves fighting an infestation.

Florida Innkeepers Have A Duty To Protect Guests From Bed Bugs

Any Florida business that opens its doors to overnight guests is in the business of innkeeping and, as a result, has a legal duty to protect their guests from harm. This duty of protection falls under the state’s premises liability law, which states that hotels and their equivalent can be held liable for any injuries suffered by a guest, including bed bug bites. Such businesses are expected to exercise reasonable care to keep the rooms in safe condition. Bed bugs are a sign that the facility has failed to deliver that standard of care and opens the door for guests to file a premises liability lawsuit against the business or private property owner in the case of AirB&Bs and the like.

Bed Bug Injuries

Bed bug bites are more than simply annoying; they can cause greater injuries in some people.

Physical injuries include:

  • Itching and swelling
  • Allergic reactions
  • Infections
  • Disfiguring bite marks
  • Permanent scarring

Mental injuries include:

  • Anxiety
  • Headaches
  • Emotional distress

Recover From Bed Bug Bites With Help From The Beregovich Law Firm

If you have been bitten by bed bugs in Florida, contact The Beregovich Law Firm for a free consultation. We work with Florida residents and tourists alike to help them recover damages from bed bug infestations. Compensation may be awarded for:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Permanent scarring
  • Loss of the quality of life 

Call (800) 631-9009 or email us today to arrange a consultation with our Florida personal injury attorney.

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