Lodgers Sue Marriott Over Bedbug Bites

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 3:05 PM EDT) -- Two women sued Marriott International Inc. in an Illinois court Monday, alleging the hotel giant negligently allowed them and their children to be bitten by bedbugs in a now-closed hotel.

The women say they and their two children all suffered numerous bedbug bites from a “significant infestation” at the former Hickory Ridge Marriott Conference Hotel in Lisle, Ill., where the group stayed for nine days in August 2011. The suit brings claims of negligence against the hotel chain for failing to exercise reasonable care to keep...
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