Archive for Product injuries

The McDonald’s Coffee Burn Case – Personal Injury Fetches Punitive Damages

The Liebeck vs. McDonald’s coffee burn case stands out as a personal injury case because it was the old frail lady going against a giant corporation. And as could be expected, Corporate America behaved as Corporate America behaves: haughtily. A trial jury “beheaded” them for that and awarded the plaintiff almost $3 million in punitive damages. […]