Los Angeles Business Journal

L.A. Woman Sues McDonald's Over Hot Coffee

Thursday, January 9, 2014

A woman has filed suit against McDonald’s Corp., saying she was burned by hot coffee that spilled on her at one of the fast-food chain’s Los Angeles restaurants, the Los Angeles Times reports. The lawsuit comes 20 years after a jury in a notable case awarded $2.9 million to a woman who was badly burned after she spilled hot coffee at a McDonald’s in Albuquerque.