A woman is suing the producers of the “Dr. Phil” show for injuries she received on an allegedly unsafe flight of stairs when was a member of the show’s audience in 2018.
Diane Burney’s Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit names as defendants Paramount Pictures Corp., Peteski Productions Inc., CBS Interactive Inc., CBS Television Inc., Harpo Productions Inc and King World Productions.
The suit filed Tuesday seeks unspecified damages.
A Paramount Pictures representative could not be immediately reached for comment.
Burney was a member of the audience on the show, filmed at the Dr. Phil’s Studio on the Paramount Pictures Corp. studio lot on May 16, 2018, when she tripped and fell while walking up the stairs, according to the suit.
Burney alleges the stairs were “raised and uneven” and had no handrail.
In addition to unspecified physical injuries, Burney suffered severe emotional distress, her suit alleges.
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