Woman Sues Starbucks Over Scalding Tea
NYC plaintiff claims she suffered second-degree burns
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 4, 2010 5:47 PM CDT
In this Jan. 19, 2010 photo, patrons enjoy coffee, tea, and pastries while visiting the Starbucks in Springfield, Ill.   (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
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(Newser) – Hey, it worked against McDonald's: A New York woman is seeking unspecified damages from Starbucks after being served tea that was "unreasonably hot." The lawsuit says she suffered second-degree burns because of Starbuck's negligence, which caused "great physical pain and mental anguish," the New York Daily News reports.