Woman sues restaurant for $50k over ‘dangerous’ lasagne

A woman is taking an Italian restaurant to court over a “dangerous” lasagne that was served so hot it left her with “severe” burns and unable to work.

A woman is suing an Italian restaurant for serving a lasagne that was dangerously hot

Theresa Thomas was dining at Osteria Ottimo Ristorante in Orland Park, Illinois, when an incident involving a “piping hot” lasagne occurred, according to The Chicago Tribune.

However the damage was not caused by eating the lasagne itself, but by a spurt of marinara sauce that spontaneously splurged from the baked pasta dish.

The lawsuit filed on 3 April, states that Thomas “placed her left hand in her lap, picked up a fork with her right hand and touched the tower of layered pasta, meat, cheese and marinara sauce with the fork.”

Moments later the “acts of tortious conduct” began, it reads.

“Upon contact with the fork, and without warning, piping hot marinara sauce shot from the lasagne and onto Theresa’s left hand, scalding the skin and causing a large burn.”

The incident is said to have left Thomas with “great physical pain and mental anguish,” according to the lawsuit, leaving her unable to work and facing expensive medical bills.

The woman wants the restaurant to stump up £35,396 ($50,000) in damages plus lawyer fees.

2 Responses to “Woman sues restaurant for $50k over ‘dangerous’ lasagne”

  1. Hannibal Lecter, Jr. says:

    Pity it didn’t kill her. Then we would all be better off.

  2. phaidon says:

    This case is utterly disgusting and symptomatic of a diseased country which deserves a Donald Trump but which, in the past, was a torch-bearer of democracy. I hope that the Statue of Liberty continues to enjoy lasagne, The USA has become reality television show and Madam Thomas is now a starlet. She needs to become a human being and leave the Club of Horrendous Gold Diggers. How much lower can they DIG! Perhaps she’s also been the victim of the lasagne maker and I’d recommend that she ceases to eat any food for the next six months so that she puts us all out of her misery.

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