Nacho Lawsuit: Parents Sue Disney Over Hot Cheese Incident
A Chula Vista couple are suing Walt Disney Parks and Resorts after their son allegedly suffered severe burns from "scalding hot nacho cheese served to them during a family vacation," reports KTLA. Parents Michael and Maria Harris filed suit in California on Wednesday alleging that their 4-year-old son sustained severe burns resulting in "permanent scarring, pain and suffering" when nacho cheese splashed on his face during a Disney World dinner in March, reports USA Today
4-year-old Isaiah Harris
The suit also alleges that "Disney served the cheese 'negligently and carelessly' and made 'no effort' to regulate its temperature, notes KTLA. In their suit, the Harris family is also claiming "sever emotional distress" and is asking for the "medical and legal costs incurred as well as punitive damages and 'further relief as this Court deems just and proper.'" Disney issued the following statement, "It's unfortunate when any child gets injured. We just received notice of the lawsuit and we are currently reviewing it." This is the second lawsuit filed against Disney this week. On Monday, a quadriplegic visitor at Disneyland filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles following an evacuation issue on the It's A Small World ride alleging the Walt Disney Co. "violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to have adequate evacuation procedures for visitors with mobility disabilities," reports the OC Register.