7:17 a.m. PT – A Taco Bell rep told TMZ … “Everyone deserves to feel safe at Taco Bell restaurants. We take this very seriously and are working with our local franchisee to investigate. Due to an ongoing litigation , we are unable to comment further on the details of the incident.
A Taco Bell manager poured boiling water over two customers who complained the restaurant got the wrong order, sending them to the hospital with severe burns, according to a recently filed lawsuit.
In their million dollar lawsuit, the plaintiffs Brittany Davis and his niece, a minor identified only as CTclaim they stopped at a Taco Bell drive-thru in Dallas and placed an order for $31, but didn’t get what they wanted.
So they drove around the drive-thru 2 more times to rectify the situation, but the employee had none of it.
The two men then parked their vehicle and tried to enter the fast food restaurant, but it was already closed. An employee unlocked the door, allowing them to enter.
After the two demanded that their order be corrected, one of the workers allegedly challenged CT to a fight before the manager appeared, holding a bucket of hot water.
The director then doused CT’s face with boiling water, which splattered across the chests of both plaintiffs, according to the lawsuit filed July 13 by a prominent civil rights attorney. Ben Crump.
Fortunately, the two were able to escape before they could be attacked again by Taco Bell staff, who laughed and cheered as they walked away, according to the lawsuit.
Davis says she suffered deep burns to her chest and stomach as well as brain damage, which caused at least 10 seizures. CT says she suffered scarring discoloration and burns to her face, chest, legs, arms and stomach.
Dallas PD is investigating the incident, which happened on June 17.
Crump tells TMZ … “Not only did Brittany and CT suffer physical trauma from the burns, but they will now live with the psychological trauma that comes with an attack like this. Companies have a duty to employ quality employees. and stable that ensure safety as the highest priority.
We contacted Taco Bell. . . so far, no word back.
Originally Posted – 06:27 AM PT