Coffee Clash

A federal court in Alabama dismissed a customer’s defamation complaint against the manager of a Dunkin’ Donuts that charged him extra for each pump of flavoring in his coffee order containing “seven creams, seven sugars, seven pumps of French vanilla swirl, and a single pump of caramel swirl.” The court cautioned both parties that “life is too short” to continue their dispute. 

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Chipotle Data Breach

A federal court in Colorado granted final approval of a settlement in a data breach class action against Chipotle. Most class members will receive reimbursement of up to $250 but members who incurred “extraordinary expenses” will receive up to $10,000. All members will “benefit from changes” to Chipotle’s data security practices.  

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