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Women who say bed bugs bit them 167 times settle lawsuit with motel

Bites on the neck of one of the plaintiffs Three women who sued a Glendale motel, saying they suffered more than 100 bed-bug bites, have settled out of court for an undisclosed amount, attorneys said Monday.

Attorneys representing the three women — Nichole Eatman, Vera Domini and Regina Martocci — said they met with representatives for Rodeway Inn-Regalodge Motel, at 200 W. Colorado St., and its franchiser, Choice Hotels International Inc., last week, to reach the settlement.

They filed a motion Thursday to dismiss the case, according to Los Angeles County Superior Court documents.

Eatman, Domini and Martocci claimed they stayed three nights in a motel room that was infested with bed bugs and their larvae. Domini sustained 167 bed bug bites while staying at the motel, DeArmas said.

Read more: "Bed-bug battle settles out of court."


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Photo: Bites on the neck of one of the plaintiffs. Credit: Courtesy of Lourdes DeArmas

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This happened to me. The bites didn't show up until four days after the first night I spent in the motel. Once the first ones started turning red they continued to pop up all over my body for days. I didn't realize what the bumps were until about a week after I left the motel. It was one of the more disgusting feelings I've had in my life. Unfortunately I didn't get any money out of the deal.

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