$57,000 – No manager came to our client’s assistance and no IHOP staff would call an ambulance despite my client’s requests.

Settled. No manager came to our client’s assistance and no IHOP staff would call an ambulance despite my client’s requests. Consequently, her friend took her to the hospital to treat the burns that occurred when a carafe of boiling water for the tea she ordered slid off the saucer-sized plate when the server leaned over the table to set it down, spilling its entire contents of boiling water onto her lap and abdomen. The boiling water immediately began burning her skin and she screamed out in pain. Her friend threw ice water into her lap to attempt to stop the burning process. She ran to the restroom, where she removed her clothing and put cold water onto her burns. She noticed that her skin was already blistered and peeling in several areas. She was left with significant scarring and discoloration in the areas of the burns. American Family