For those who are dedicated fans of The Real Housewives reality show franchise, we can relate to tuning in every week for the latest drama of five to eight women from all regions of the country. Since 2006, Bravo has focused on the lives and interactions of affluent women and their families in New Jersey, Dallas, Potomac, Orange County, New York City, Atlanta, and Beverly Hills. Let’s not forget the DC ladies who powered through one season. Their husbands and significant others play minor roles in these shows, however, one husband has recently emerged in the spotlight regarding an ongoing legal battle. Continue reading
Inattentive landlords and hotel owners: consider this a warning. Those tiny bugs that congregate around your sleeping quarters can become more than just a pain in your hind quarters. After the well-publicized infestations that occurred in the Big Apple and several other large cities across the United States, people and the civil court system have become far more cognizant of these pesky nuisances. In one of the more eye-opening verdicts, an Annapolis woman was awarded a windfall settlement of $800,000. The jury who heard the case was clearly intending to send a not-so-subtle message to negligent property owners.