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Hot Coffee:A Documentary Feature Film by Susan Saladoff   Tags: hot coffee tort reform  

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Eastern Connecticut State University Hour Presents:

 When: Wednesday September 19th

 

Time: 1:30pm (movie showing) & 3:00pm (panel discussion)

Where: Student Center Theatre

 

Hot Coffee:

Is Justice Really Being Served?

Seinfeld mocked it.

 

Letterman ranked it in his top ten list.

 

And more than 15 years later, its infamy continues. Everyone knows the McDonald’s coffee case. It has been routinely cited as an example of how citizens have taken advantage of America’s legal system but, is that a fair rendition of the facts?

Hot Coffee reveals what really happened to Stella Liebeck, the Albuquerque women who spilled coffee on herself and sued McDonald's. It also explores how and why the case garnered so much media attention, who funded the effort, and to what end. After seeing this film, you will decide who really profited from spilling hot coffee.

 

 

 

 

Sponsored by J. Eugene Smith Library

For information please contact: Tracy Sutherland x55719

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