JetBlue’s Vegas flights also are ground zero because, well, Vegas.
Michelle Lavin of New York is “putting JetBlue on the legal hot seat” over an incident on a Las Vegas flight that occurred over Labor Day weekend in 2014, but she’s only just now suing.
She claims “the airline torched her keister with hot tea” causing her to suffer third degree burns on her butt. She says the tea she was given didn’t have the lid secured. It was filled to the top. And it was super hot.
Here’s the ‘magic bullet’ explanation for how the tea burned her bum.
- A man sitting several rows back starts shouting at another female passenger “to shut up her barking dog.”
- That woman “went bonkers” and it caught our passenger’s attention.
“She just screamed. It was insanely loud, like a horror movie. I got very nervous and everybody turned around and it was frightening,” Lavin recalled.
- She bumped her tray table as she turned to look at the passengers screaming at each other.
- Bumping the tray table kocked over the tea.
It felt “like my pants were on fire,” Lavin said.
“I screamed at the top of my lungs. The pain was unreal. Every time I tried to stand, they said, ‘We need you to go sit down.’
Flight attendants “offered her ice and aspirin” but the woman didn’t think they were taking her injuries seriously “[s]o she dropped her drawers for them.”
She says at that point flight attendants became nicer, they were ‘horrified’ and acknowledged her injuries. JetBlue offered to have a stretcher waiting at the gate for her. But she says the reason for her suit is that she was poorly treated and JetBlue didn’t take her injuries seriously. Her attorney is her uncle.