March 13, 2014 6:00 PM
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) A model has filed suit against Playboy Enterprises and a co-host of the Playboy Morning Show (simulcast on radio and cable TV) for allegedly striking her in the buttocks with a golf club.
Elizabeth Dickson filed the complaint in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging battery and negligence. According to TMZ, she is suing for $500K plus punitive damages.
A Playboy representative could not be reached for comment.
According to the complaint, Dickson says she was invited to the Playboy Golf Finals at the Industry Hills Golf Club on March 30, 2012, where she was to help Playboy Playmates host.
Dickson agreed to have a photo taken of her lying on her stomach with her buttocks partially exposed so that Kevin Klein, co-host of the show, could hit a golf ball put atop a tee that was inserted between her butt cheeks, the suit alleges.
However, Klein missed the tee and struck plaintiff on the buttocks, causing her injuries and damages, the suit states.
Dickson suffered pain, suffering, worrying and anxiety as a result of her injuries, the suit states.
According to a 2011 Facebook post, Liz Dickson was 2011′s Girl of Playboy Golf Winner.
The post also said, Liz is from Traverse City, Michigan and when not modeling, works at Stingers in Wixom. When not spending time with her son, Liz likes to shop, see her friends, have fun and act silly. Liz enjoyed meeting the Playmates at the Playboy Golf Tournament and made several new friends.