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Re: [OT] Suing for hot coffee

Joe Drew <hoserhead@woot.net> wrote:
> Don Armstrong wrote:
> > 1: Of course, you do hear about rather rediculous [sic] judgements from
> > time to time. That's because there are quite a few moronic lower court
> > judges out there. Most of those settlements (the Mc-D's coffee one for
> > instance) are often overturned or reduced in the appeals process.
> Contrary to popular belief, the McDonald's coffee case was not frivolous.
> http://www.centerjd.org/free/mythbusters-free/MB_mcdonalds.htm

Give me a break.  Coffee is hot.  It is made with boiling water.  This
is not a case of a McDonalds employee spilling coffee on someone else.
This is someone not being careful and spilling it on themselves.

Walter Landry

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