Attorney offers reward over suspicions lawsuit manufactured by tort reform advocates

by John Breslin, Florida Record

A Florida attorney is offering a $100,000 reward to anyone who can confirm his suspicion that a lawsuit against fast food giant McDonalds over cheese on its burgers is frivolous.

The federal lawsuit, filed in the Southern District of Florida, accuses the company, and its franchisees, of over charging for its quarter pounders served without cheese.

And one of the attorneys, who filed on behalf of two south Florida residents, claimed the overcharging may have impacted approximately 25 million people.

South Florida-based trial lawyer John Uustal, who has won verdicts against auto manufacturers and cigarette companies, is offering a reward of $100,000 because he suspects this may be a lawsuit engineered by pro-corporate interests to provide reasons for more tort reform.

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