In 1994, the 79-year-old Ms. Liebeck successfully sued McDonald’s after she spilled coffee on herself. Ever since, the coffee industry has been besieged with lawsuits over spilled hot beverages.

Handling Hot Coffee discusses and defends industry standards for hot beverage temperatures along with the most current information on burn and spill prevention, product liability, and the history of coffee-spill lawsuits. Handling Hot Coffee is a comprehensive resource with a twofold purpose: aid the coffee industry in maintaining high quality standards and provide guidelines to prevent spills, burns, and lawsuits.

About Dan Cox

Dan Cox, owner and president of Coffee Enterprises, has been involved in virtually all aspects of the coffee industry for over three decades. He has international reputation for being a source of information on consumer trends, pricing, marketing, and product handling. He is one of very few authorities on coffee legal matters and is an expert witness and legal consultant for hot coffee lawsuits.