(LOS ANGELES) -- Dr. Phil and his wife Robin McGraw are being sued for negligence after their dog allegedly attacked and injured a former best friend.
RadarOnline reports that Janet Harris filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Santa Monica, Calif., claiming she was brutally mauled by the McGraws' dog, Maggie, at their mansion without warning or provocation. The report says Maggie is a purebred Korean Jindo.
In court papers, Harris claims the attack caused uncontrollable bleeding from deep puncture wounds, as well as cuts and abrasions. Attorneys for Harris claim their client spent seven days on an IV and was prescribed steroids and antibiotics.
The lawsuit claims “The McGraws allegedly refused to provide compensation or assistance to Janet to aid with her illness, instead leaving her to deal with mounting health problems and financial burdens alone.” The filing goes on to state, “While their former best friend suffered severe physical pain and mental anguish, the McGraws finalized the purchase of a new $29.5 million dollar Beverly Hills mansion.”
RadarOnline says the lawsuit seeks compensation for medical treatment costs, general damages, loss of earnings, and pain and suffering.
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