Puddle of Mudd former lead singer Paul Phillips is suing a Florida hospital and a couple of doctors for malpractice. TMZ reports that Phillips says since the treatment he received at Florida's Baptist Medical Center of the Beaches in 2019, he has a brain injury and a seizure condition that could affect his music career.
Phillips was initially admitted to the hospital two years ago after complaining about an “altered mental status and possible seizure,” according to TMZ.
Phillips claims that initial tests showed he had low sodium levels, but he says doctors brought his levels up too quickly. He says he was discharged from the hospital but had to be rushed back three days later due to a seizure. According to Phillips, MRI scans showed brain damage, which he claims was caused by the treatment he received during his prior hospital stay.
Phillips is currently being treated at the Mayo Clinic for seizures and other neurological issues, which he says are ongoing and have hurt his ability to make a living.
He seeking damages from both the hospital and two doctors.
Phillips fronted Puddle of Mudd from 2001 to 2005 and 2009 to 2011.