McDonald's Sued After Woman Allegedly Swallows Metal Wire

By Kurt Orzeck (March 5, 2015, 4:08 PM EST) -- A McDonald's Corp. customer hit the company with a product liability suit in Texas state court on Thursday, seeking up to $1 million for a severe infection she allegedly sustained after swallowing a metal wire that was in one of its breakfast sandwiches.

The complaint accuses McDonald's of negligently failing to use ordinary care in manufacturing a product, properly inspect the materials used in its manufacturing, supervise or carry out inspections or act as a reasonably prudent food service provider would have under similar circumstances.

Plaintiff Linda Gonzales claims that the wire appeared to be the remains of a plastic-coasted twist...

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