Jodie Sweetin sues driver in car accident
“Full House” actress Jodie Sweetin recently got involved in a car accident, and now she has decided filed a lawsuit for more than $25,000 against the guy who had hit her.
According to reports, 30-year-old Jodie Sweetin filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Clark Taylor Stavros, the guy whom she was involved in a car accident that happened over one year ago. The lawsuit stated that Jodie Sweetin claims that the car accident happened in Los Angeles in March 2, 2011, at Olympic Boulevard and Alvarado Street. The actress added that she had suffered from property damage, and that she herself suffered from “future loss of earning,” as well as “future medical expenses.”
Media outlet TMZ was able to obtain a copy of the lawsuit filed by Jodie Sweetin against Clark Taylor Stavros, where the actress claims to have racked up medical bills due to the accident. Now, she is demanding for $25,000.
At the time of her car accident, the actress sent out a tweet on March 4, 2011, writing: “Sorry guys! Had a car accident, im ok. A wrist fracture and neck and body are really sore. Car totaled. Not fun but thankful not worse!”
Jodie Sweetin informed her “Full House” co-star Candace Cameron Bure (also known as D.J. Tanner) that she was “[d]riving home from ‘Take Me Home Tonight’ premier and someone turned left RIGHT in front of me. Hit them, totaled my car “
The actress also told one concerned Twitter follower that, “thankfully, kids weren’t in the car. But my friend and I got pretty banged up. Taking it easy at home with the family now!”
To another Twitter follower, Jodie Sweetin explained, “Someone turned left in front of me right as I went through the intersection!”
Calls to the reps of Sweetin for further comments have not yet been returned.
Jodie Sweetin launched her career at the age of four years old, appearing in a hot dog commercial. The actress’ debut role was in the sitcom “Valerie” aired in 1987, where she played the role of “Pamela,” the niece of Mrs. Poole (played by Edie McClurg). Jeff Franklin casted Sweetin as Stephanie Tanner in “Full House” back in 1987, and she stayed on the show until its end in 1995. After the finale of “Full House,” the actress graduated from Los Alamitos High School in 1999, and subsequently attended Chapman University in Orange, California.
Jodie Sweetin then returned on television by hosting the second season of the Fuse TV show called “Pants-Off Dance-Off.” The actress also starred in a TV pilot called “Small Bits of Happiness,” a dark comedy centered around a suicide prevention specialist. The show won Best Comedy at the 3rd Annual Independent Television Festival in Los Angeles.