McMahon Sues Billionaire, Hospital Over Broken Neck

He blames unsafe stairs, shoddy care
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 19, 2008 1:08 PM CDT
Larry King interviews Ed McMahon and his wife, Pamela, on "Larry King Live."    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Venerable TV sidekick and debtor Ed McMahon is suing two parties he says have contributed to his financial crisis, People reports. First, McMahon’s suit alleges that “unsafe entry stairs” at a billionaire investor’s home caused him to fall and break his neck; the second party is the hospital he was taken to, which allegedly failed to diagnose the broken neck and subsequently provided substandard care. McMahon, meanwhile, is trying to save his Beverly Hills home from foreclosure.