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Go to page 48 in this document and you will see this man has an up hill battle.
As for the Mc D’s case that to myself and I think a lot of people the beginning of a sue, sue, sue mantality which now plagues our court system. A person foolishly handles a known hot beverage in a vechicle (cramped by steering wheel…) spills knowen hot beverage on himself and here is the kicker, the hot beverage burns him. Did that constitute a lawsuit? I guess for the parties involved it did and the rest is history.
This from the article about 1/2 way, by the way even the good lawyer should know is heresay:
A Delta employee “Litterally walked away chuckeling that he had left them stranded”
I like that this has sparked some good debate.
Anyone want to call an outcome? I think DL gives this guy some free tickets a bit of $ for the hotel and rebook on another carrier…but not his full claim.