Parkville, MD asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Maryland

Q: I am in Baltimore County, Md and have a bed bug issue with my apartment complex.

2 Lawyer Answers

John Mesirow

  • Washington, DC
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: If it can be proven that the presence of the bedbugs is due to the landlord's negligence, and that you were injured as a result of this negligence, then you have a claim. I'm not minimizing any injuries you suffered, but I'm direct with both prospective and retained clients. Many personal injury lawyers don't take bed bug cases. (We don't.) You may have to make a few calls to find an attorney to pursue this. I hope things work out for you, and that you are able to resolve this.

Tim Akpinar


A: These cases can be difficult, due to the issue of demonstrating causality, the connection to how the defendant's conduct resulted in the condition.

Tim Akpinar

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