Scenario: In the early 1990s, Stella Liebeck, 79, ordered a cup of coffee at McDonaldâ€™s. She accidentally spilled the coffee on her lap and suffered serious burns. She sued McDonaldâ€™s for negligence, among other things.
Liebeck v. McDonaldâ€™s Restaurants, P.T.S., Inc., No. D-202 CV 93 02419, 1995 WL 360309 [Bernalillo County, N.M. Dist. Ct. August 18, 1994).
****Reference a minimum of two comparison cases and use them to support a finding of negligence on the part of the defendant or to defeat the claim of negligence.***