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Is Justice Being Served?
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<sarcasm>I would like to hold you responsible and file a lawsuit against you. While watching the video I happened to spill "hot coffee
" and suffered 3rd degree burns and now my life is changed.</sarcasm>
In today's sue happy world, the last thing I need is a lawsuit, or some DCMA or CALEA subpoena passed my way..
I've seen people and money happy litigators do much worse, with much much less..
Seinfeld mocked it. Letterman ranked it in his top ten list. And more than fifteen years later, its infamy continues. Everyone knows the McDonald’s coffee case. It has been routinely cited as an example of how citizens have taken advantage of America’s legal system, but is that a fair rendition of the facts? Hot Coffee reveals what really happened to Stella Liebeck, the Albuquerque woman who spilled coffee on herself and sued McDonald’s, while exploring how and why the case garnered so much media attention, who funded the effort and to what end. After seeing this film, you will decide who really profited from spilling hot coffee.Probably not
The public is quick to second guess everything they hear about. They don’t take the time to ask, “WHY would a jury make the award that high?”. They just assume it was wrong. The story, which takes only a few minutes to read on Wikipedia, has been available via the Net since the beginning.
People the comment on things they don’t understand are irresponsible.