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Women Impaled by Coffee Presses Sue Companies in Oregon

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of two women who say their hands were impaled while using Bodum-brand coffee presses. According to the suit, Vanessa Dittenhofer and Julie Jenkerson bought the presses in 2013 while visiting Starbucks locations in …

Starbucks Sued by North Carolina Police Officer Burned by Free Coffee

A North Carolina police officer who got a free cup of Starbucks coffee is suing the company for $50,000 after he spilled it and got burned. WRAL-TV reports attorneys said in court this week that Raleigh officer Matthew Kohr should …

Farmers Launches New Corporate Logo

Farmers Insurance has unveiled a new corporate logo as part of the company’s next “evolutionary step,” the Los Angeles-based carrier announced on Wednesday. New York City based-Lippincott is the creative partner on the new Farmers logo.  Lippincott is the firm behind a …

California Woman Accused of Poisoning Juice At Starbucks

A northern California woman has been arrested on suspicion of spiking orange juice bottles with a deadly dose of rubbing alcohol and stocking the bottles at a Starbucks coffee shop, law enforcement officials told Reuters news service on Tuesday. Ramineh Behbehanian, 50, …

One-Armed Man Sues Starbucks For Not Hiring Him

A man who was born with half a left arm is suing Starbucks for failing to hire him as a barista. Eli Pierre sued the company in San Diego, Calif. two weeks ago for unspecified damages. Pierre says that during …

Starbucks Sued for Firing Dwarf from Barista Job

The U.S. government is suing Starbucks, saying the coffee company fired a barista in El Paso, Texas because she is a dwarf. When the employee asked for a stool or small stepladder to perform her job, Starbucks denied the request …