Southwestern Law School Alumnus Goes Big with Bedbugs as Epidemic Soars. Brian Virag found his passion for representing those attacked by these bloodthirsty pests. Featured in an exclusive LA Times interview, Brian Virag goes on to tell the story of his legal career and how he went big with bedbug litigation.
The Disneyland Hotel failed in its obligation to provide a pest-free and habitable room as bedbugs butcher visiting family. Brian Virag, the attorney for the Plaintiff stated, “People put trust in the Disney name and pay top dollar to stay at the Disneyland Hotel. In this case, Ms. Eldridge’s trust was betrayed.”
Bed Bugs are considered by some to be the new Cockroach, but much more deadly. They feed on us when we sleep, they invade our homes, and they destroy our lives if not managed immediately… and thoroughly.
Sixteen former and current residents of one of Los Angeles’ largest apartment complexes have won a $3.5-million verdict over an infestation of bedbugs in their units, according to their lawyer.
The lawyer found his niche in bedbugs and turns ‘Ewww!’ into big-dollar jury verdicts. Brian Virag, an Encino attorney, found his calling in litigating bedbug lawsuits and helping individuals and families affected by the trauma caused by a bedbug infestation. Exclusive interview with the LA Times describes how he does it!
Named as a Finalist for Street Fighter of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys of California professional organization, Brian Virag, is looking forward to the Annual Installation & Awards Dinner this November at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
“Bed bugs have become a real epidemic in the US. I am here to help give voice to those who have experienced the pain and suffering a severe bedbug infestation can bring,” Mr. Virag stated.
A model says her career came to a screeching halt after she was attacked by bedbugs inside a hotel, leaving her with unsightly welts. Sabrina Jales St. Pierre says she was “massacred” by an “infestation” of the critters when she stayed at a hotel in Palm Desert, California, recently.
A civil jury in Alhambra has awarded a Los Angeles family $1.6 million – the biggest payout ever in the United States for a single family in a bedbug case. “It was terrifying,” victim Liliana Martinez said. Martinez says her family suffered for months with bedbugs at the Kahala Islander Apartments in Inglewood in 2010.
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