Abington Woman Sues Phanatic
The woman alleges the Phillie Phanatic tossed her in a hotel swimming pool.
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According to a story on Philly.com, an Abington woman is suing the Phillie Phanatic after the Phanatic allegedly tossed her in a pool, causing "severe and permanent injuries to her head, neck, back, body, arms and legs, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and tissues ..."
The woman, identified as Suzanne Peirce, said she was attending her sister's wedding at The Golden Inn in Avalon in July 2010. A video posted on YouTube (seen above) shows the Phanatic frolicking with guests at a party at the resort.
The bird from the Galápagos Islands, the Phillies and the hotel are listed as defendants.