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New Jersey couple sues Dunkin’ over hot-coffee burns

America would possibly run on Dunkin’ however a New Jersey man and his spouse are racing to courtroom after he was allegedly burned by a sizzling cup of espresso from the java joint.

Evan Arlington and Stephanie Arlington-Macias purchased two cups of espresso and an iced espresso from a Totowa Dunkin’ Donuts on Aug. 25, 2021, based on an April 4 lawsuit they filed in Passaic County.

Arlington suffered second- and third-degree burns after the espresso spilled in his lap on the drive-thru, stated the couple’s lawyer, William Gold.

Arlington had medical payments, whereas Arlington-Macias, 37, suffered “a lack of her husband’s assist, consolation, conjugal fellowship and consortium,” they declare within the authorized submitting.

The pair are in search of unspecified damages. Dunkin’ Donuts didn’t return a message.

Arlington suffered second- and third-degree burns after the espresso spilled in his lap on the drive-thru.
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Scalding sizzling espresso first introduced main headlines in 1992, when then 79-year-old Stella Liebeck received $2.7 million from McDonald’s after struggling third-degree burns from a scorching sizzling beverage spilled in her lap.

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