Burger King spitting suit settled out of court: A black man claimed in a federal lawsuit that a white Burger King employee in Pennsylvania spit on his burger. Burger King argued there was no evidence. A judge disagreed.
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Glenn Goodwin settled the civil rights lawsuit with Fast Food Enterprises #3, which operates the Burger King franchise on Interstate 90 in Fairview, Penn.
Goodwin’s suit claimed that the spitting was racially motivated. He said he was the only black customer in the Burger King on Nov. 11, 2008 when he ordered a burger.
According to GoErie.com, “Goodwin said he saw the male employee retrieve Goodwin's wrapped burger from a chute, then turn his back and unwrap the sandwich.