publication date: Monday, September 17, 2018 (part of Fall 2018)

category: Victims

clue: This winner of a controversial liability lawsuit was not "lovin' it," if by "it" you mean disability, skin grafts, and permanent disfigurement.

explanation: Liebeck successfully sued McDonald's over the damage done by its overheated coffee, in a widely criticized lawsuit in 1994. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff


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