Barnes & Noble Ordered To Face NY Hot-Tea Injury Suit

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT) -- A New York judge declined to absolve Barnes & Noble Booksellers Inc. of liability for serving a cup of hot tea that burned an infant at a Brooklyn, N.Y., store, saying Monday that the company's knowledge of a cafe table allegedly contributing to the accident was still up in the air.

In an opinion released Monday, Kings County Supreme Court Judge Francois A. Rivera Jr. determined that Barnes & Noble had failed to make an affirmative showing that it neither created nor had constructive notice of...
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