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Customer alleges McDonalds' negligence led to burns from hot coffee


By Philip Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

WHEELING — An Ohio County customer is suing a Wheeling restaurant operator, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff suffering burns from hot coffee.

Edward Rose filed a complaint in Ohio Circuit Court against Mac-Sto Restaurants LLC, alleging the defendant's employee failed to exercise due care for the safety of its customers.

According to the complaint, on Aug. 19, 2016, Rose suffered injuries when the coffee he bought from the defendant's McDonalds drive-through restaurant in Wheeling was poured onto his leg. The suit says Rose suffered a first-degree burn to the dorsum of his left ankle and he incurred medical expenses of $873.02. 

The plaintiff alleges Mac-Sto Restaurants employee negligently served extremely hot coffee and caused it to spill onto Rose's leg.

Rose seeks trial by jury, compensatory damages, attorney fees, court costs and interest. He is represented by attorney Ronald Wm. Kasserman of Kasserman Law Offices PLLC in Wheeling.

Ohio Circuit Court case number 18-C-183

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