Video explains “the most widely misunderstood story in America”


Nearly 700 people had already been burned by the coffee at McDonald’s when an elderly woman “won the lottery” with 2nd and 3rd degree burns from a 190-degree cup of coffee.

The New York Times revisits the famous lawsuit in this short video about the court case that became a punchline for jokes about injury lawyers and the state of the civil justice system in America.

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