June 16, 2012 18:43:15 GMT
The model claimed that her medical bills cost her a fortune, not to mention the job opportunities she lost to recuperate from the injury.
Sophie Monk is suing the man who hit her car three years ago and put her on wheelchair. The model is asking at least $900,000 as compensation of her medical bills, costs of suit and lost earnings.
Driver Delvinder Sing Bains crashed his Ford Explorer on her Prius in May 2009, causing severe injuries to her. She was seen wheeled around by then-boyfriend John Diaz in January 2010. She then sued Bains in April this year.
The 32-year-old claimed her fame in 2000 when she won the Australian version of "Popstars". She made cameo in parody movie "Date Movie" and was once famously engaged to Good Charlotte's Benji Madden. After breaking her engagement to boyfriend Jimmy Esebag, she signed up for upcoming dating reality show "The Choice".