Bedbug lawsuit may produce $2.45 million settlement

Preliminary approval has been given in a $2.45 class action settlement initiated by residents of downtown Des Moines apartments who were bitten by bed bugs.  

"I think this puts landlords on notice that they cannot ignore bedbug issues," said Lipman, who anticipates filing another similar case in Iowa. "If they don't take care of it, if they don't warn consumers, they're going to be held accountable." 

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