Tori Spelling cooks up lawsuit against Benihana over alleged burning incident

Tori Spelling Suing Japanese Restaurant Benihana Over Third Degree Burns

Sick burn, Tori Spelling; maybe you'll get some money out of it.

Actress/authoress/tabloid curiosity Spelling has filed a lawsuit against Japanese restaurant giant Benihana, claiming that she was seriously burned at one of its locations.

In the suit, filed against Benihana Encino Corp. in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, Spelling claims that she was visiting the company's Encino location in April when she slipped and fell, sustaining "deep second and third degree burn injuries requiring hospitalization and surgery." 9021-oh, no!

As a result, Spelling says she's suffered lost wages, hospital and medical expenses, general damage and loss of earning capacity.

Alleging negligence, Spelling is seeking unspecified damages, but court papers obtained by TheWrap indicate that the amount demanded "exceeds $25,000."

A spokesperson for Benihana has not yet responded to TheWrap's request for comment.

Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Tori Spelling attends LA's Best annual family dinner 2015 at Skirball Cultural Center on June 27, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 10: Actress Tori Spelling (L) and author Candy Spelling attend The Helping Hand of Los Angeles annual mother's day luncheon at Beverly Hills Hotel on May 10, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 05: Actress Tori Spelling attending the 'Jennie Garth: Awake' opening night artist reception at Project Gallery on April 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Redmond/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 12: TV personalities Dean McDermott (L) and Tori Spelling pose with daughter Hattie Margaret McDermott at 'Rockin' Ever After' presented by Disney On Ice at Staples Center on December 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 12: TV personalities Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott pose with their children at 'Rockin' Ever After' presented by Disney On Ice at Staples Center on December 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott partner with Valspar Paint to launch the Valspar Color Project video series benefitting Habitat for Humanity on February 28, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
BURBANK, CA - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Reality TV Personalities Stella McDermott, Tori Spelling, Liam McDermott and Dean McDermott attend the Lunchables Team and Club Kids to build a sport court at the Boys and Girls Club of Burbank on August 28, 2012 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 14: Candy Spelling attends the 2014 UNICEF Ball presented by Baccarat at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on January 14, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for UNICEF)
TODAY -- Pictured: Candy Spelling appears on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
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