NEW ORLEANS — A woman claims that she was burned by hot coffee at a McDonald's restaurant.

Sherriel Peters filed a lawsuit on April 9 in Orleans Parish Civil District Court against McDonald's Corporation and CLB Investment LLC d/b/a McDonald's, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that allegedly took place on April 7, 2017 at the McDonald's restaurant at 2609 St. Claude Ave. in New Orleans. The plaintiff claims that she was severely burned when a cup of hot coffee was spilled on her lap, allegedly resulting in second- and third-degree burns.

The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney's fees and appropriate relief. The plaintiff is represented by attorney Simone R. Nugent of the Keating Law Group in New Orleans.

The case has been assigned to Division D Judge Nakisha Ervin Knott.

Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 18-3478.

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