Starbucks Customer Burnt by Hot Water Seeks $132K

November 18, 2015

The lawsuit claims she suffered first- and second-degree burns.

Starbucks is in hot water with one of its customers. According to Oregon Live, Julia A. Garcia is suing the coffee giant for $132,235 after being served a cup of hot water that she claims the barista made “far too hot for a person to drink.”

The incident occured in April 2014 when Garcia received her order of hot water, tea, and food from the drive-thru at a Starbucks in Wood Village, Ore. While sitting in her car, Garcia claims the top of the cup collapsed, causing the hot contents to spill…