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Tracy Bed Bug Lawyer

There are nearly 95,000 people who live in Tracy, and many more come every year to visit the historic city. When people stay in a hotel, AirBNB, or even rent an apartment in the city, they do not expect that they will come into contact with bed bugs and suffer harm. Bed bugs have earned the nickname of ‘hitchhikers’ because they travel from place to place very easily, and infestations can quickly spread. Once a bed bug infestation has developed, it is very difficult to get rid of. If you have suffered harm due to bed bugs, you may be able to file a claim against them for financial compensation. Our Tracy bed bug lawyer can help you obtain the full settlement to which you are entitled.

Bed Bug Lawsuits Based on Negligence

If a property owner, such as a landlord or hotel management, was negligent and caused your injuries, you can file a claim against them to obtain damages with the help of a bed bug attorney in Tracy. When filing a bed bug lawsuit based on negligence, you must prove certain elements of your case, which include:

  • The property owner owed you a duty of care to keep you safe,
  • The property owner failed to take actions another reasonable person would have or acted in a way a reasonable person would not have,
  • The action or inaction of the property owner caused you harm, and
  • The harm was foreseeable, meaning the property owner should have known that bed bugs could cause harm.

Property owners have a legal obligation to ensure the premises they are leasing or renting do not contain a bed bug infestation. If a bed bug infestation exists on the property, landlords cannot rent the space. Property owners must also take the necessary steps to ensure a bed bug infestation does not develop.

Bed Bug Lawsuits Based on Breach of Warranty of Habitability

In some cases, it is better to file a bed bug lawsuit based on a breach of warranty of habitability. Property owners have a legal duty to ensure their premises are in a habitable condition, meaning they are safe for people to live in. Properties also cannot contain defects that can jeopardize the health and safety of the people within them.

Under the California Civil Code, landlords are required to make sure rental units do not contain any of the following:

  • Filth
  • Debris
  • Garbage
  • Rubbish
  • Vermin
  • Rodents

When filing a claim based on a breach of warranty of habitability, you must prove the following elements of your case:

  • The premises contained a bed bug infestation, making them uninhabitable,
  • You notified the landlord or property owner of the infestation within a reasonable amount of time,
  • The landlord or property owner failed to eradicate the infestation in a reasonable amount of time, and
  • You suffered injuries and other losses due to the infestation.
Our Bed Bug Lawyer in Tracy Can Prove Your Case

At Brod Law Firm, our Tracy bed bug attorney has experience with bed bug claims and knows the evidence to collect that will prove your claim so you obtain the maximum damages you are entitled to. Call us now at (800) 427-7020 or fill out our online form to schedule a free review of your case.

Client Reviews
"I am somewhat intimidated by lawyers, however when I met Greg I was immediately at ease. He was compassionate, knowledgeable and extremely easy to talk to. He handled my case professionally and most successfully..." Annette P., Avvo review
"It is difficult for anyone who has not had bedbugs to imagine the extent to which this problem negatively effects every aspect of your life. I contacted Greg Brod, and he was there for us. He listened to our problems..." Ron, Avvo review
"We were extremely happy with the outcome of our specific case, and would absolutely recommend Greg to anyone looking for legal assistance." Celine V., Yelp review
"I was referred to Greg Brod for a car accident I was in and I will now owe the person who referred me, forever." Christine M., Yelp review
"Greg handled our case with a laser-focused determination to right the wrongs we had been forced to endure…Throughout the entire process, we were in constant communication, with Greg always..." America S., Yelp review