Don't worry. It's nothing $1 million can't cure.
Conaway has been "having trouble sleeping at night, having difficulty dealing with some others, and became short-tempered and ill because of the stress and distress caused by Defendants' article," says her suit, which also names Denver-based Examiner newspapers and owner Philip Anschutz.
The suit seeks $1 million in damages for all that, under a claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress. (It also seeks $10 million for alleged defamation and another $10 million for alleged libel.)
While the residency questions seem to have unsettled the councilwoman, it takes more than a $21 million lawsuit to get Meister flustered.
"If they're trying to intimidate someone, they're messing with the wrong person," Meister told me in an interview Tuesday. "There's a lot of frustration out there in Baltimore with politicians trying to intimidate people, and politicians don't intimidate Adam Meister. There you go. That's a quote."