Hunter Tylo Files Wrongful Death Suit

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A month after her son drowned in a pool following an apparent seizure October 18, Hunter Tylo has filed a wrongful death claim and Michael's psychologist.

The Bold and the Beautiful star is accusing Nevada-based therapist Shanna Downing of misdiagnosing the 19-year-old’s seizure disorder, which started affecting him at age 15, as “stress-related” and implanting “false memories.”

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But does the actress have a case?

“If the patient is not cautioned by the therapist to continue with medical treatment, there could be negligence,” Santa Monica, California, criminal attorney Alec Rose told Us Weekly. “But the ‘false memories’ claim will be difficult to prove.”

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