Starbucks recently won a court victory, and they should have, that allows them to under fill your latte. Attorneys Mike Papantonio and Peter Mougey discuss this.

Mike Papantonio: This is an interesting story. It’s a weird little story. Starbucks recently won a court victory, and they should have, that allows them to under fill your latte. According to a recent court ruling, the company was underfilling cups, and even though customers paid for a certain size, Starbucks is allowed to short you, according to this lawsuit on coffee, because they fill it up with topping. You know what? I mean come on. You can’t …

Peter Mougey: There’s so much cool stuff to do as a lawyer right now, to hold people accountable. We just went through some examples. Is this really what we’re doing as lawyers?

Mike Papantonio: I mean you got some cat …

Peter Mougey: I mean it really makes you kind of scratch your head.

Mike Papantonio: You got some cat saying, “Hey, I think I’m going to go after Starbucks for not putting enough coffee in …”

Peter Mougey: It really came down to foam or milk? I like a little foam with my latte. If this is really what you’re doing as a lawyer, you got to come up with some better… It reminds me of that Taco Bell case a few years ago, where they said it didn’t have as much beef in it. As they … So, it says 100% beef.

Mike Papantonio: I mean what, who is the cat out there practicing law that says, “Wow. This is the big one baby.”

Peter Mougey: I’m on to something.

Mike Papantonio: This is the one I’m really going to launch …

Peter Mougey: Which the Taco Bell case got thrown out too.

Mike Papantonio: Well these cases should be thrown. I mean, come on.

Mike Papantonio is an American attorney and television and radio talk show host. He is past president of The National Trial Lawyers, the most prestigious trial lawyer association in America; and is one of the few living attorneys inducted into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame. He hosts the international television show "America's Lawyer"; and co-hosts Ring of Fire Radio, a nationally syndicated weekly radio program, with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Sam Seder.