Friday, July 22, 2011

Barona Resort Bedbug Lawsuit Tossed For Statute of Limitations

The Chisleys were bitten by bedbugs at the Barona Resort and Casino, Orkin apparently tried to cover up the issue.  YOU should immediately report bedbugs at hotels, and if it's tribal, you should make it public, as tribes would not be required to report it to health departments.    

The Chisleys failed to win a lawsuit against Barona Resort and Casino for bed bug bites experienced during their stay in a guestroom in early August of 2005 after deciding then that now was not the time to find out who was responsible for letting the bugs crawl over and infest their stay bed. Yesterday, July 20, 2011, the California Fourth District Court of Appeals agreed with local Superior Court Judge Yuri Hofmann and let Barona avoid the charges by affirming the lower court's dismissal.

Robert and Gloria did not file the California appeal against Orkin Exterminating Company, Inc. and an employee that did the pest control work at Barona until March 18, 2009, more than 3 years after the bug biting. The "accidental injuries" were the reason for four claims. Negligence was the basic charge.

A statute of limitations in the Civil Code of Procedure cut off the time for a suit filing on the first two claims, including the negligence claim, at 2 years. Another statute limited the time for filing the third and fourth claims to 3 years

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