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In the eye. Per The Smoking Gun, 52-year-old Department of Transportation officer Macrida Patterson has filed a "product liability lawsuit" in LA Superior Court, alleging "that she was hurt last May by a defective 'low-rise v-string' from the Victoria's Secret 'Sexy Little Thing' line...Patterson's lawyer, Jason Buccat, told TSG that a 'design problem' caused the decorative piece to come loose and strike Patterson in the eye, causing damage to her cornea. He added that the eye injury, which caused Patterson to miss a few days of work, will be 'affecting her the rest of her life.'" [The Smoking Gun]