Insurance Company Sues Kat Von D Over House Fire

May 30th, 2012 9:00am EDT

Kat Von D Lawyers representing State Farm Insurance have filed a lawsuit against Kat Von D, insisting she owes the company almost $1 million.

The celebrity tattoo artist is involved in a legal battle over a Hollywood Hills home that was destroyed by a fire and killed her cat.

The reality TV star, who briefly dated Sandra Bullock's ex Jesse James, is being held accountable for the 2010 incident.

According to, Kat Von D used several lit candles in the house, which set the place on fire.

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