It was in a report done by The Sun which stated that a family in Redlands was suing Starbucks after allegedly getting blood in their drinks. They claim that a bleeding barista tainted their beverages back in 2016. The lawsuit states that the family was concerned about contracting a blood-borne disease and left them in ‘extreme distress’ over several months.
A lawsuit has since been filed in the San Bernardino County Superior Court. The exact dollar amount of the lawsuit has not been specified. According to the lawsuit, which was filed on January 30th, the family is suing because they felt a lack of care for their well being by the Starbucks franchise.
The family is looking for compensation due to a failure to warn, negligence, breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty, fraud, intentional infliction of emotional distress, battery, assault, negligent hiring and negligent training and supervision.
It was on February 6, 2016, when Amanda and Louis Vice, and his mother, Rhonda Agles, and the couple’s two-year-old daughter, Payton Vice, went to the drive-thru line of a Starbucks. The lawsuit states that the family ordered a venti hot white chocolate mocha topped with whipped cream, a grande java chip frappuccino, and a venti ice water.
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