Woman sues Dunkin’ over burns from spilt coffee Samantha Picklo spent three days recovering in a burn center. (NCD)

Most people know of the hot coffee lawsuit filed against McDonald’s, where a woman sued the fast-food icon in 1992 over burns she sustained when she spilled coffee on herself.

In that case, Stella Liebeck was awarded almost $3 million in punitive damages, according to the website Consumer Attorneys of California.

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Samantha Picklo is now suing Dunkin’ after she was also burned by hot coffee she had spilled on her lap, CBS News reported.

The incident happened last year in a drive-through of a Dunkin’ location in Delran, New Jersey.

She said that a worker handed her a tray with three cups of coffee, which fell, scalding her.

“As he tried to pass it to me — before I could even take it from him — I watched as the extra-large cup of coffee just fell forward … and then the other two had fallen right on me,” Picklo said, according to CBS…

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