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Utah Couple Files Suit Against Dr. Phil

THE PARENTS OF A UTAH GIRL, 15, ARE SUING TELEVISION ANALYST DR. PHIL MCGRAW, CLAIMING HE BERATED HER -- ON HIS TELEVISION PROGRAM -- LAST FEBRUARY.

TERRI AND DAVID MYERS ALSO CLAIM DR. PHIL VOLUNTEERED TO PAY FOR THE GIRL TO RECEIVE RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT -- AT THE ISLAND VIEW ACADEMY, IN SYRACUSE -- WHERE STAFF MEMBERS BROKE HER ARM.

THE GIRL AND HER MOTHER APPEARED ON THE DR. PHIL SHOW, TO DISCUSS HER PATTERN OF HAVING SEX WITH ADULT MEN SHE MET ON-LINE.

IN THEIR FEDERAL LAWSUIT -- FILED IN SALT LAKE -- THE MYERS CLAIM DR. PHIL WAS VERBALLY ABUSIVE...AND THE TREATMENT FACILITY IS NOTHING MORE THAN A PRIVATE PRISON.

 

 

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