Actor BRANDO EATON is suing a medical prop company used by producers on axed U.S. hospital drama MIAMI MEDICAL after a stunt with a cardiac defibrillator went wrong and he was shocked with powerful electrical charges.
The 24 year old, who also starred on crime series Dexter, appeared on the medical show as a character whose heart needed to be jolted back to life with the use of the cardiac device.
But the prop turned out to be a real defibrillator and Eaton had to seek doctors' attention following the onset mishap, reports TMZ.com.
He has filed suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court against the bosses of the prop firm, claiming he needed "treatment and counselling for the anxiety, flashbacks and apprehension from this incident" and could have been killed.
Eaton is seeking unspecified damages for the health scare.
The actor plays the titular hero in the forthcoming adaptation.
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