In 1992, Stella Liebeck spilled scalding McDonald's coffee in her lap and later sued the company, attracting a flood of negative attention. It turns out there was more to the story.
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Judge said $ 650.000, ended with McDonald's settles lawsuit for under $ 500.000 in
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The HBO documentary, Hot Coffee