A recent bed bug related law suit filed against Calidad Furniture gains one woman $225,000 and contiruted to putting the furniture company out of business!
Adrian Jackson sent her 2 children to see the pediatrician as a result of ‘bumps and rashes,’ which turned out to be bed bug bites. Sources report that the amount she was awarded by an Anne Arundel County jury was nearly $100,000 dollars more than she expected, in what has been called “one of the largest bedbug liability judgments in the country!”
This law suit reiterates 2 important bed bug prevention points:
- The need to be extremely cautious when buying used, and even new, mattresses. Read more about protecting mattresses from bed bugs.
- The high cost of bed bug infestations; to home-owners as well as business owners!