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Seinfeld mocked it. Letterman put it on one of his Top Ten lists. More than 15 years later, the McDonald\'s coffee case continues to be cited as a prime example of how citizens use \"frivolous\" lawsuits to take unfair advantage of America\'s legal system. But is that an accurate portrayal of the facts? \n\tFirst-time filmmaker and former public interest lawyer Susan Saladoff uses the infamous legal battle that began with a spilled cup of coffee to investigate what\'s behind America\'s zeal for tort reform - which threatens to restrict the legal rights of everyday citizens and undermine the entire civil justice system - in the thought-provoking documentary HOT COFFEE, debuting MONDAY, JUNE 27 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

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