A McDonald’s patron has filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against the fast-food giant saying he suffered “undue mental anguish” after he was only given one napkin with his meal.
According to TMZ, Webster Lucas ordered a Quarter Pounder Deluxe on Jan. 29 when he claims he was scammed out of extra napkins at the California location. He further says that after he walked up to the counter to ask for more, the manager insisted he already received some.
“I should have went to eat at the Jack-in-the-Box because I didn’t come here to argue over napkins. I came here to eat,” the lawsuit says he countered.
According to Lucas, the manager — who is of Mexican descent — then spewed a racist “you people” remark at him.
That’s when the man contacted McDonald’s about the employee’s alleged behavior.
[sharequote align=”center”]”I am unable to work because of the undue mental anguish and the intentional infliction of emotional distress…”[/sharequote]
“I am unable to work because of the undue mental anguish and the intentional infliction of emotional distress caused by your employee ‘Angel’ who played around when I asked for the proper spelling of his last name … that I still don’t have,” he wrote in an email, obtained by TMZ. “Take care.”
It appears Lucas received a generic reply email in return. Now, he has filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against the poplar fast-food chain.
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