Justin Bieber sued over fan's alleged hearing loss at concert

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 15: Justin Bieber peforms at TODAY Plaza on June 15, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) Jamie McCarthy

Justin Bieber peforms at "Today" Plaza on June 15, 2012, in New York.
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(CBS/AP) An Oregon woman has filed a $9.2 million lawsuit against singer Justin Bieber, after she claims she suffered permanent hearing loss at his Portland concert two years ago.

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Stacey Wilson Betts of Wilsonville filed the suit Wednesday in U.S. District Court. The suit claims that Betts suffered the injury when Bieber climbed into a heart-shaped gondola and was pulled over the crowd.

The suit claims the "frenzy of screams," and the sound exceeded safe decibel levels.

Betts, who attended the concert with her daughter, is seeking money for medical expenses, pain and suffering and loss of quality of life. The lawsuit lists Bieber, Island Def Jam Records and the owner of the Rose Garden arena as defendants.

Betts and the record label did not immediately return phone calls seeking comment.


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