US Starbucks burns victim awarded $100,000

US Starbucks burns victim awarded $100,000
 

A US woman has been awarded more than $100,000 (£77,000) after being severely scalded by a cup of Starbucks coffee.
Joanne Mogavero, from Florida, suffered first and second degree burns when the lid popped off a cup of coffee at a Starbucks in 2014, a jury was told.
Her lawyers had argued that Starbucks should warn its customers that lids could pop off.
The jury awarded Ms Mogavero $85,000 for pain and suffering and more than $15,000 to cover medical bills.
The incident happened at a drive-through outlet in Jacksonville as she took the hot drink from an employee and prepared to pass it to... read more

 
19 May 2017 in World News, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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