December 7, 2021

Massachusetts Woman Sues Dunkin’ Donuts After Two Employees Allegedly Spill ‘Scalding’ Hot Coffee on Her and Then Laughed

A Massachusetts girl is suing Dunkin’ Donuts after saying she was burned by “scalding” sizzling espresso.

Earlier this month, Angela Barbosa filed a lawsuit in Plymouth Superior Court docket towards Dunkin Donuts over an incident at a Dunkin’ location in Brockton, Massachusetts. The girl claims two employees there spilled burning sizzling espresso on her and then laughed and made jokes at her expense within the midst of the spill.

In accordance with CBS Information, the incident occurred in June 2020 when Barbosa pulled up into the Dunkin’ drive-thru together with her sister, who was driving. They ordered three sizzling coffees.

Within the authorized doc, the lady says the tops of the coffees weren’t correctly on, and the cups themselves weren’t secured within the tray. When the worker handed them to Barbosa’s sister, the drinks got here unfastened and toppled over onto Barbosa, the lawsuit claims. Her legs and buttocks ended up being burned.

“Screaming in pain, the Plaintiff was forced to rip off her leggings in the parking lot, exposing herself in full view of the Dunkin’ Donuts employees,” the lady’s authorized staff states. “Seeing this, the employees were pointing, laughing, and mocking the plaintiff.”

The girl says she now has everlasting scars and nerve harm that was brought on by the scorching sizzling espresso. “The defendants’ actions were extreme and outrageous, beyond all possible bounds of decency and utterly intolerable in a civilized community,” the lawsuit continues. Barbosa is suing for negligence and emotional misery, CBS Information reviews.