The Black Eyed Peas are facing legal action from a female employee alleging she was injured while working on one of their shows.
Winter Sumpter has filed a lawsuit claiming that during a rehearsal for the band's show in Burbank, California in 2007 she fell through a flight of stairs when "one of the treads became detached".
Sumpter alleges she suffered "severe and permanent injuries" and was left with "mental, physical and nervous pain and suffering".
She is suing the Black Eyed Peas, BEP Touring and others for unspecified damages, according to documents obtained by