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Re: [OT] Suing for hot coffee

* Walter Landry (wlandry@ucsd.edu) [030921 02:03]:
> Joe Drew <hoserhead@woot.net> wrote:
> > 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.

This a case of McDonalds making the coffee of water too hot for
drinking, and they did know it for some time, and they did know that
their customers want to drink the coffee immediately. See

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