A set designer from soap opera Days Of Our Lives is suing Sony, the owners and producers of the long-running TV the show.
A report on Tuesday details a lawsuit by Karla Bergstrom in which she claims she suffered severe brain injuries when 400lb of lighting gear crashed down on top of her.
Bergstrom is claiming Sony hired negligent set builders whose shoddy work resulted in the serious accident in 2015.
Lawsuit: A set designer from soap opera Days Of Our Lives is suing Sony, the owners and producers of the long-running TV the show
In documents obtained by TMZ the woman says staff were lowering the heavy bar of stage lights but didn’t give any warning.
She says that the equipment came down on top of her causing serious head injuries.
Sony and lighting company, Goodnight and Co., are named in the suit.
Bergstrom is requesting damages and her medical expenses.
In 2012 Kristin Chenoweth was rushed to hospital after she was injured on the Brooklyn set of The Good Wife.
Accident: Designer Karla Bergstrom claims she suffered severe brain injuries when 400lb of lighting gear crashed down on top of her in 2015
The actress was struck by a piece of lighting equipment that collapsed because of a large gust of wind.
She fell and struck her head on the concrete but escaped with minor injuries.
Days Our Lives has run since 1965 with a total of 13,203 episodes as of October 27.
When it debuted it revolved around the tragedies and triumphs of the suburban Horton family and over time more families were brought in to spice it up.
The soap is filmed at The Burbank Studios in California and airs on NBC.
Negligence: Bergstrom alleges there was no warning when the ‘shoddy’ lighting company was lowering the heavy bar of stage lights. The NBC set is seen in a stock photo