Skip to comments.They like a Quarter Pounder without cheese. So they're suing McDonald's for $5 million
Posted on 05/26/2018 8:04:13 PM PDT by EdnaMode
Two South Florida McDonald's customers think the fast-food giant is being awfully cheesy with how it charges customers for a signature item that has been on its menu since 1975.
According to a class-action lawsuit filed in Fort Lauderdale federal court on May 8, Cynthia Kissner, of Broward County, and Leonard Werner, of Miami-Dade, say they have had to pay for cheese they don't want on their Quarter Pounder sandwiches.
The suit asks for at least $5 million.
It comes down to this: On the menu, a hamburger at Micky D's is cheaper than a cheeseburger.
According to the lawsuit, filed by Andrew Lavin of the Miami-based Lavin Law Group, McDonald's used to sell four items in the Quarter Pounder family, with and without cheese, with prices adjusted accordingly about .30 to .90 cents more for cheese than without.
This practice continued for years, the suit says, but now McDonald's, "at some point," ceased "separately displaying these products for purchase on menus, and currently lists the availability of Quarter Pounder with Cheese and Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese."
As a result, the suit claims, "customers have been forced, and continue to be overcharged for these products, by being forced to pay for two slices of cheese, which they do not want, order, or receive, to be able to purchase their desired product."
Having to pay for cheese they do not receive because they asked that it be held off of the burgers, well, they are not "lovin' it," to borrow from McDonald's current slogan.
(Excerpt) Read more at miamiherald.com ...
The lunatic attorneys have lunatics for clients. Any judge who doesn’t toss them out of court is a lunatic.
Must be snowing .... all those snowflakes!
That yellow stuff is NOT cheese.
MickeyD’s should be forced to use something way better.
>>The suit asks for at least $5 million.
>>about .30 to .90 cents more for cheese than without.
>>”customers have been forced, and continue to be overcharged for these products, by being forced to pay for two slices of cheese,
How many Quarter-Pounders do these two eat??
Apparently a ton.
Class action suits = scummy POS lawyers angling to make a fortune for themselves while businesses are destroyed and each plaintiff makes just about enough for a good lunch.
I want in on it if they get anything. I always order my Quarter Pounder with no cheese. I hope they don’t ask me how often I visit McDonalds. My part of the settlement will go way way way way wayyyyyyyyy down.
I dont know about this particular case, but we DO have a lot of lunatic judges out there.
Not much ham in the hamburgers, is there?
Better get a trial lawyer to get some of the money from those 44 billion hamburgers they sell daily!
I worked at a McD's and you can have it without and shouldn't have to pay for it.
And I doubt they bought $5 million dollars worth of quarter pounders without cheese.
They need to be laughed out of court.
When I worked at McDonlds in the 1970’s, the Quarter Pounder and Quarter Pounder with cheese were separate menu items priced differently.
At some point they eliminated the Quarter Pounder without cheese from the menu.
You can order a Quarter Pounder with cheese without cheese, but you will still pay for the cheese.
They never were big sellers.
They must be confused. It was Burger King that advertised “Have it your way” because McDonalds was always ‘have it their way’.
MickyD’s used to offer a double with cheese. I always ordered it “hold the cheese”. As I recall, same price whether I wanted the cheese or not.
If judges would start hitting these lawyers with sanctions, it would clean up a lot of the legal mess in this country. But as an insurance defense lawyer told me one time, “guys like this keep the rest of us in business.”
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