Bed bugs can be more than a pest. They can cause extensive property damage and inflict devastating emotional and physical injuries. If you’ve been harmed because of bed bugs in Houston, you might be entitled to a significant financial award if someone else is to blame. Let the Houston bed bug injury attorneys at Brian White & Associates help you fight to get the money you deserve.
Our law firm offers a free initial consultation, so don’t hesitate to reach out to us to set up a time to sit down with our Houston bed bug lawyers. We’ll happily review your case, listen to your side of the story, and do our best to answer any questions that you may have. It’s important to act quickly, so give us a call today to learn more.
What to Expect When You Trust Our Houston Personal Injury Lawyers With Your Bed Bug Injury Case
Maybe your apartment was infested. Maybe you got bed bugs while staying at a hotel room in downtown Houston, Texas. Maybe your aging family’s member’s nursing home was riddled with the little pests. Here’s the bottom line – if you’ve suffered injuries or damage to property because of bed bugs and someone else is responsible, you may have the right to receive compensation.
That’s because businesses, property owners, and landlords in Texas have a responsibility to make sure their premises are safe, clean, and/or habitable. If they know about a bed bug infestation, they have a legal obligation to do something about it. Preventative measures have to be in place. When those things don’t happen, bed bugs can thrive and innocent people like you can suffer the consequences.
However, no one will want to voluntarily accept responsibility (or financial liability) for your bed bug injuries. If you want to get the money you deserve, you’ll have to put up a fight and demand to be compensated. Hiring our experienced Houston personal injury attorneys can help to make the process a whole lot easier and help to position you to get every last dollar you deserve.
At Brian White & Associates, our bed bug lawyers decades of combined experience fighting on behalf of injury victims like you. We’ll put our reputation, experience, and award-winning trial strategies to work for you when you need help the most. When you enlist our help, you can expect us to:
Listen: Empathy, compassion, and understanding are the foundation of our practice. We’ll take the time to listen to what you have to say and really do our best to appreciate exactly how your bed bug injuries have affected your life. We find that this personal approach allows us to be the very best advocates for our clients.
Investigate: There are fundamental questions at the core of your bed bug case that have to be answered. Why was there a bed bug problem? Who was responsible for preventing an infestation? Who was negligent and put you in a situation that allowed you to get hurt? The only way to find the answers is by digging deep and scrutinizing your case from every angle. And, that’s precisely what our bed bug attorneys will do.
Consult: While we’ve certainly learned a lot about bed bugs and bed bug liability over the years, there are times when we know that your case might benefit from some outside assistance. We’re not afraid to ask for help when it’s needed. So, we’ll bring in any experts or professionals who might be able to help us analyze evidence, understand more technical aspects of your case, and ultimately, figure out what your bed bug injury claim might be worth.
Negotiate: Our team will handle all negotiations and communications with insurance companies and at-fault parties. When we’re involved, it will force them to take your case seriously and ditch their unsavory tactics. We’ll approach them with a strong claim, backed by expert testimony and solid evidence in an effort to leverage a fair settlement offer on your behalf.
Litigate: Sometimes insurance companies or at-fault parties just won’t cooperate. If you’re not offered a fair payout, or if you’re unhappy with the offers you receive, our award-winning Texas trial lawyers won’t hesitate before bringing your case to a jury.
There’s no time to waste. The sooner you give us a call, the sooner we can begin to fight to secure the compensation you deserve. So, reach out to our Houston law firm today online or by phone to schedule your free consultation.
Are Bed Bugs a Big Problem in Houston, TX?
Yes. Houston regularly ranks as one of the worst cities in the United States when it comes to bed bugs. Every year, the pest control company Terminix publishes a bed bug report, which lists the top 50 bed bug cities across the nation. Houston ranked 12th in the 2019 report.
Houston has previously been ranked in the top 10. In 2018, the city landed at number 9 on the list.
The change could be due to the fact that there are actually fewer bed bugs in Houston. Alternatively, it could just reflect a growing problem in other urban areas across the country. However, in any event, bed bugs are still very much a problem in Houston.
We’ll Help You Fight to Get Money For All Of Your Bed Bug Injuries
Bed bugs are small brown parasites. They survive by feeding on the blood of a warm-blooded host. They’re drawn to carbon dioxide and heat, so humans are their favorite. It’s no surprise that bed bugs love to make our homes their homes. That’s why they’re commonly found in sheets, blankets, pillowcases, linens, curtains, clothes, and furniture.
Experts don’t believe that bed bugs transmit disease. However, when feeding, they can do a lot of damage, especially over time. Common injuries associated with bed bugs bites include:
- Cuts, scrapes, and bite marks
- Tissue damage
- Skin irritation
- Allergic reaction
- Infections, and
Those are just some of the physical injuries bed bugs can inflict. The trauma of an infestation or bed bug injury can also cause extensive emotional suffering. Many bed bug victims struggle with insomnia, PTSD, depression, and anxiety.
Our bed bug lawyers in Houston will work tirelessly to help you recover compensation for all of your injuries. We know that the emotional trauma of bed bugs can be just as devastating – if not more so – than the physical injuries you sustain.
Who’s Liable For My Bed Bug Injuries?
Ideally, you shouldn’t have to worry about looking for bed bugs everywhere you go. You should be able to trust that whoever owns or controls the property has taken whatever precautionary measures are necessary to prevent infestations before they can begin to form. However, that’s not always the case.
Businesses cut corners and landlords overlook issues to save costs. If you suffer bed bug injuries because someone else was negligent in the maintenance or care of their property, that’s when you might have a legitimate claim for damages.
At Brian White & Associates, our team handles bed bug injury cases in Houston involving:
- Building owners
- Property owners
- Hotel owners
- Hotel managers
- Government buildings
- Gyms and fitness clubs
- Movie theatres
- Nursing homes
- Schools and daycare centers, and more.
To learn more, give our Houston law firm a call to schedule a free consultation. When we review your case, we’ll help you understand what legal options might be available to you.
Damages Available to Victims of Bed Bug Injuries in Houston
If someone else is responsible for your bed bug injuries and suffering, Brian White & Associates will work diligently to make sure that they’re held fully accountable. We will pursue all available damages, which can include money for:
- The cost of replacing or repairing property
- Present and future medical bills
- Pain and suffering
- Disfigurement and scarring
- Lost wages and income
- Loss of enjoyment of life, and more.
Don’t let insurance companies, businesses, or at-fault parties decide what your case is worth. They’ll definitely try to drive down the value and offer you way less money than you deserve. Brian White & Associates will counter those efforts by backing our demands for compensation with solid evidence of fault and expert-backed valuations. We’ll go the extra mile to help you recover every last dollar you need and deserve.
Schedule a Free Consultation With Our Houston Bed Bug Injury Lawyers Now
In Texas, you will have a limited amount of time to demand compensation if you’ve been harmed by bed bugs. Most bed bug lawsuits have to be initiated within two years of the date you discover your injury. You’ll have even less time to submit a claim for insurance benefits. Wait too long and you risk losing out on extremely valuable compensation.
So, don’t hesitate to ask for the help you need and deserve during this difficult time. Call Brian White & Associates and let our Houston bed bug lawyers handle your injury case from start to finish. We know that you probably have a lot of questions, so don’t hesitate to call us to arrange a free consultation today.