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Old 06-09-2019, 05:42 AM   #1
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Default Can U sue McDonalds if you spill that hot coffee

Can I sue McDonalds if I/they spill that coffee that is very hot on you at the drive through?

Was that one famous case something odd or do Ihave a chance as well.

The lid was not on tight and the coffee went all over my lap. It burned my skin somewhat and it also ruined my expensive new pants.
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Old 06-09-2019, 09:33 AM   #2
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Unless your skin bubbled and peeled right off, being burned "somewhat" and not needing any medical treatment isn't worth more than a pittance. And if you didn't take your expensive new pants to the cleaners immediately, you didn't mitigate so you have no claim there either.

What did the manager say when you reported what happened?
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Old 06-09-2019, 12:10 PM   #3
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I wish to inform you that in Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants (1992), the trial judge awarded $640,000 and in McMahon v. Bunn Matic Corporation (1998), Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Frank Easterbrook wrote a unanimous opinion affirming dismissal of a similar lawsuit. You may contact an attorney and seek an opinion in the matter.

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If you raise a claim in this case you should have to prove that you had not opened the lid after buying and the loosen lid caused the injury.
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Everybody wants a piece of McDonalds.
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Everybody wants a piece of McDonalds.
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Isn't that the USA way today?? lol

Get rid of all those pesky lawyers I say!
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