Yes, you absolutely can sue a hotel in Orlando, Florida for bed bug bites! Orlando is a popular destination for many families across the United States. Just in 2017, over 72 million travelers visited Orlando for the city’s theme parks, destinations and attractions.
Unfortunately, those 72 million travelers can carry bed bugs to their hotels and it’s the full responsibilities of these hotels in Orlando to ensure that their rooms and facilities are 100% bed bug free. You can find that instances of bed bug bites are common in highly “vacationed” areas within the country.
If you have woken up and found bed bugs in your Orlando hotel room or have bites like from the gentlemen below, the hotel may have a bed bug lawsuit on their hands –
Gather Your Proof of Your Bed Bug Injuries
In order to prove your case, it’s important to gather as much evidence and proof as possible. Here are our 5 steps to ensure that you have the evidence necessary to make a claim…
Confirm you have found bed bugs in your Orlando hotel room
Bed bugs are tenacious insects that love to hide in the darkness. To confirm you have suffered as a result of bed bug injuries at your Orlando hotel, strip your bed of any linens and closely inspect your bed. You can use the flashlight function on your phone to inspect the bed or any dark areas within your Orlando hotel room to find those bed bugs.
If you see any dark or reddish spots on your bed, these are instances of dried blood stains caused by bed bugs. If you see insects near or around the mattress, you can confirm a bed bug infestations by using the bed bug life cycle diagram below –
Take pictures and videos of your injuries and where you found bed bugs
Use a cellphone like an iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy phone to take pictures and video of your injuries. Backup the photos and video to a service like iCloud, Google Drive or Dropbox.
If you have found bed bugs, take pictures and video of that as well and, if possible, capture them in a secure container.
Contact the Orlando hotel management
Reach out to the hotel management at the Orlando hotel and take clear notes of your conversation with them. Additionally, take down the name and title of any persons who you notified.
Contact Bed Bug Law
If you have confirmed that you have suffered as a result of bed bug injuries, then you can indeed sue a hotel in Orlando, Florida for bed bug bites. The team at Bed Bug Law is dedicated to helping their clients receive compensation for bed bug injuries in Orlando, Florida. Also, Bed Bug Law does not charge any fees or have any costs whatsoever unless they win your case.
To get started, gather all of your receipts, evidence and documents and then fill out the “Do I Have a Case?” form or call 855-533-5552 to speak to an attorney.