May 2, 1995 in Nation/World

Mcdonald’s Back In Court Over Hot Coffee

Compiled From Wire Services
 

McDonald’s faces another lawsuit over its hot coffee.

Bryce R. MacNaughton of Kensington, Md., is suing in federal court for $2 million, claiming he suffered first-, second- and third-degree burns when coffee spilled in his lap. No hearing date has been set.

MacNaughton says the lid was not secure on the coffee he bought at a drive-through window at a McDonald’s in Lewes.

The restaurant is owned by McDonald’s of Rehoboth Inc. The company referred calls to McDonald’s Corp. in Oak Brook, Ill. McDonald’s spokeswoman Malesia Webb-Dunn said Monday the company could not comment on the suit.


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