Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony sued for £2.5m 'after their dog bit flight attendant'

Being sued for $5million Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony

Legal woes: A flight attendant maintains Marc and J.Lo's dog bit her on a private plane

A flight attendant is suing Jennifer Lopez for $5 million after she was bitten by the singer's pet dog.

In the personal injury suit Lisa Wilson claims the German shepherd savaged her while she worked on a private jet in 2006.

Ms Wilson claims the attack caused her to fall and she has since been unable to work.

At first,only Lopez, nicknamed J-Lo, was named in the court papers. But now her husband Marc Anthony has been added as a defendant after lawyers for her said he is the registered owner of the dog, called Floyd.

William Cafaro, who represents Ms Wilson, told the New York Daily News: 'I was told by her (Lopez's) counsel that Marc Anthony was the registered owner of the dog. The issue of who actually owns the dog will be determined in the course of the proceedings.'

The original lawsuit was filed last June in Brooklyn Federal Court in New York.

Ms Wilson wants $5 million in damages from Lopez, 39, and her company, Nuyorican Productions. The suit will be amended this week to include Anthony as a defendant.

According to court papers Anthony and Floyd accompanied Lopez on a Gulfstream IV flight from Republic Airport in Farmingdale, Long Island, to Burbank, California on July 3, 2006.

The papers allege that Lopez warned Wilson, a flight attendant for NetJets, Inc, how to behave around the dog.

An hour into the flight Floyd is alleged to have lunged at Wilson as she walked past, 'attacking her and biting her pant [trouser] leg,' the suit says.

She fell, and allegedly suffered a serious back injury which has left her unable to work.

Mr Cafaro says the dog's owners should have put a muzzle or leash on Floyd,and should have warned his client 'to stay completely away from the dog.'

Lopez's lawyer, Marina Spinner, could not be reached for comment.

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