CAN I SUE HOTEL FOR BED BUGS INJURIES IN MILWAUKEE
Can I Sue Hotel For Bed Bugs Injuries in Milwaukee, You can sue the hotel or Motel responsible for the negligence resulting in the infestation of their premises causing you to be bitten by bed bugs.
All premises owners and managers have a duty of care towards renters or tenants and those who frequent the premises. The managers must do everything possible to maintain as safe a premises as can be had.
When they fail to maintain safe premises, causing injuries to others, their failure is negligence.
How did I get Bed Bugs?
Bed Bugs are experts at hiding. Their slim flat bodies allow them to fit into the smallest of spaces and stay there for long periods of time, even without a blood meal. Bed Bugs are usually transported from place to place as people travel.
The Bed Bugs travel in the seams and folds of luggage, overnight bags, folded clothes, bedding, furniture, and anywhere else where they can hide.
Most people do not realize they are transporting stow-away Bed Bugs as they travel from location to location, infecting areas as they travel.
What and Where Are The Signs and Symptoms of a Bed Bugs Infestation?
Tell-tale bite marks on the face, neck, arms, hands, or any other body parts while sleeping.
Bed Bugs’ exoskeletons after moulting,
Bed Bugs in the fold of mattresses and sheets
Rusty–colored blood spots due to their blood-filled faecal material that they excrete on the mattress or nearby furniture
Sweet musty odor
- Clusters of black specks on your mattress
Can I sue Hotel For Bed Bugs Injuries in Milwaukee for compensation for the Injuries, medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering and damages resulting from the hotel or motel owner or manager negligence
Hotels and Motels have a duty to ensure that their premises are safe and habitable for their guests and patrons. Hotels and Motels are supposed to have procedures and protocol in place regarding what to do to ensure that their guests do not get attacked by Bed Bugs while sleeping at night.
Moreover, the hotel or motel guests have a reasonable expectation that the Hotel or Motel premises and hotel rooms and beds are free of any dangerous insects. Sucking blood out of a Hotel or Motel guest is not one of the things a Hotel or Motel guest expects when they reserve and pay for a Hotel or Motel Room.
You are owed money damages as a result of the negligence of Hotel resulting in your injuries.
Compensation owed to you for injuries from hotel Bed Bugs in Milwaukee depends upon the nature and extent of your injuries and damages.
- Medical Bills
- Prescription Bills
- Lost Wages
- Transport to and from hospital and doctor visits
- Cost of disinfecting clothing and valuables
- Property damage including property that had to be discarded to avoid bringing bed bugs home with you from the hotel in question
- Lost wages due to missed work from bed bug bite side effects
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress and trauma, including lack of sleep for fear of Bed Bug infestation
- The cost of ruined or shortened vacations and trips which necessitated booking of Hotel or Motel
- Permanent scarring or disfigurement from bite and bite marks
Relevant Laws and Regulations Governing Bed Bugs Infestations In Milwaukee Wisconsin:
National Conference of State Legislatures lists the following states as having laws addressing BedBugs infestations …
- Rental properties: Arizona, California, Florida, Nebraska and New Hampshire
- Hotels: Alabama, California, Kansas, Minnesota, Nevada, Ohio, South Dakota and West Virginia.
- Institutional facilities: Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin http://www.ncsl.org/research/environment-and-natural-resources/state-bedbug-laws.aspx#az
Wis. Adm. Code s DHS 190.08 Institution Sanitation DHS– Provides that physical environment requires institutions to take all necessary measures to eradicate bedbug and pest infestations. Institutions are required to take measures to prevent the poisoning of people and animals, in this case, Bed Bugs.
What To Do When Bitten and Sustain Beb Bugs Injuries In Milwaukee:
A. Take photos of the premises and specific property or furniture where bedbugs found
B. Seek Emergency Treatment. You must document your injuries
C. Keep your receipts documenting your hotel stay.
D. Take photos of your injuries. Bite marks are easy to document by taking photographs.
E. Make sure you notify Hotel Manager and request to fill out an incident report and get a copy of the report
When you get injured due to the negligence of another, Call Your Lawyer
If you or a loved one have been injured, Call the Milwaukee Accident & Personal Injuries Law Firm of Emmanuel L. Muwonge & Associates, LLC., at (414) 933-4144 for your Free No Obligation Telephone Consultation.