Terminix in the News

Formosan vs. Eastern Subterranean Termites: Do You Know the Difference?

Can you tell the difference between a Formosan and Eastern Subterranean Termite? Knowing the difference might save your home. Formosan termites are more localized in the southern part of the…

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Terminix Under Criminal Investigation: The Dangers of Methyl Bromide in Pesticides

Do you know how dangerous Methyl Bromide is? A vacationing family became extremely ill after exposure to a chemical known as Methyl Bromide which was used in a nearby fumigation.…

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I Still Have Termites: I Want My Money Back

What should you do if your home is being destroyed and it is because exterminators didn’t do their job? Formosan termites were found in a home located in the historic…

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Homeowners Beware: Increasing Termite Infestation in Louisiana

Do you know how to protect your home from subterranean termites? “Since 2009 there has been a fairly significant increase in subterranean termites. If you are a homeowner in Louisiana…

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The Truth About the Terminix “No Treatment Contract”

Terminix has contracts that promise they will protect customers homes without using chemicals, bait or traps. The truth about these “No Treatment” Contract is that there is a 100% chance your…

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Ohio Grandmother Pays Terminix for Years – Now Terminix is Reneging

An Ohio Lawsuit against Terminix may not be an isolated case. In fact, it most likely it affects homeowners across the nation. Terminix used chemicals that didn’t work on home in…

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Terminix Allows $300,000 of Damage “Slip By” at this Expensive Home

For 25 years, the owners of a very expensive home in Birmingham, Alabama thought they were protected from termites. They had purchased a Terminix Repair Policy. Yet, when termites damaged…

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Terminix Ordered to Pay Victim a Million Dollars, Refuses to Pay

Arbitrator Kenneth O. Simon, a retired Circuit Court Judge, ordered Terminix to pay $1,020,000 for intentional pattern of fraud, plus additional costs incurred for private arbitration, to the plaintiff’s of a…

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Termite Company Excuses: “Old Damage”

Be skeptical if your termite company says “It is Old Damage, Not Our Responsibility”. This defense is seen by our firm all the time. Keiron McGowin, senior litigator at Campbell Law…

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Pest Control Companies Have Incentive to Not Find Termites

Always get a second opinion if you suspect termite infestation. The company that has your bond has a conflict of interest, they have an incentive not to tell the truth.…

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Terminix Contractors Guilty in Child Brain Damage Case

A recent article reports that Sunland Pest Control, a company subcontracted by Terminix, has plead guilty to using pesticides illegally in the treatment of a home. Consequently, a young boy was…

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Introducing the NPMA Field Guide App

This new app puts a valuable resource for pest control companies on mobile devices. The Field Guide contains pictures and drawings that allow your technician to correctly identify over 200…

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Watch-out for Knockout!

If you have bricks or mortar cracking, it could be a sign that the walls of your home are collapsing due to termite damage. Most homeowners have no idea, however your termite…

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Always Demand a Building Permit

Contractors will sometimes try to convince clients into not getting a building permit. Unless you have the ability to tell that a job complies with your local building code demand…

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Pryfon 6

Pryfon 6 was a termite prevention chemical Terminix used nationwide. They admitted in sworn deposition testimony that Pryfon 6 did not work to prevent termites. This is a wall Terminix claimed…

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Terminix to Supreme Court: Please Don’t Make Us Go To Arbitration

In a shocking turn around, Terminix now wants to avoid binding arbitration. For decades, Terminix was one of American companies that spent fortunes to convince courts that it should be…

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Thousands of Formosan Termites

The video below shows Formosan termites in a stump twenty feet from a home owned by a retired pastor. The termites in the stump are preparing to swarm, they are…

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A Tiny Divot in Drywall Inside – and Devastation Outside

A tiny divot in the drywall inside of your home means devastation outside of the home. Had there been an inspection performed by an adequately trained technician at this Alabama…

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The Worst Damage You’ve Seen

“What is the worst kind damage you’ve ever seen – is it in my house?” Curious potential clients and clients routinely ask our lawyers some version of this question. The worst…

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70 Year Old Terminix Customer Falls Through Her Floor

A 70 year-old woman fell through her floor to the ground in a home Terminix claimed to protect from termites for 18 years. The entire flooring system was eaten-up and…

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Terminix Loses in Alabama Supreme Court

Terminix appealed an arbitration award that was entered in favor of a Birmingham, Alabama lawyer and his wife. On the appeal, Terminix argued that it should be allowed to prove…

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Formosan Termites Discovered By Lawyers Inspecting Clients Home

We have represented a number of retired and active members of the clergy who have termite claims. In this case, the preacher was assured that there was not an active infestation…

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Oops! Terminix Gets Caught Hiding Seven Years of Computer Data

A Crenshaw County, Alabama judge ordered Terminix to present a corporate representative to provide sworn testimony about why every byte of computer data it created and maintained for seven years…

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Best “Man Bites Dog” Story

In the best “man bites dog” story to happen in the pest control practice in years, Terminix made a shocking argument to the Alabama Supreme Court last week. Terminix claims customers…

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Terminix Wants to Ban 85 Year Old Grandmother from Facebook

Lawyers for Terminix asked a judge at a pretrial hearing to enter an order prohibiting use of Facebook, YouTube and other social media as a way to look for witnesses…

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Francis and the Key

This 85 year-old widow was asked to be banned from Facebook by Terminix so she cannot recruit witnesses for a fraud case that is set for trial on August 13, 2012 in…

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If we are Judged by how we Help the Old and Poor, Terminix is in Trouble

In an elderly woman’s home Terminix promised to apply a chemical barrier to prevent termites then didn’t apply a single drop of the required poison. They then charged for years…

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Termite Swarm Season: Keeping Us Busy

Annual termite mating rituals result in massive numbers of termites flying off to establish a new colony. Sometimes hundreds or thousands of these termites fly into your home, this before…

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Dirty Tricks: The FTC’s Investigation of the Termite Control Industry

If have you ever felt confused or concerned about promises by your termite control, you’re not alone. The Federal Trade Commission is concerned too. The termite control industry deceives customers through the…

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Terminix Ordered to Pay $1,020,000.00 for Fraud and Termite Damage

Cases filed by Campbell Law PC across the country are exposing Terminix’s fraudulent practices. Some of these practices directed from its executive offices. A month prior, Terminix was ordered to…

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