Man Sues McDonald's, Claims He Was Clowned By Extra Value Meals

However, if you order two cheeseburgers, a medium fries, and a soft drink individually, it'll only cost you $5.86. However, according to the suit, if he had bought the items in the combo individually he would have paid $2.50 for two burgers, $1.99 for the fries and $1 for the drink - or about $0.41 less than the value deal.

The pricing makes the meal "no "value" at all, let alone an 'extra value, '" the lawsuit said.

"A value meal is supposed to be a cheaper price" Gertie told the Daily Herald. We'll just have to wait and see how it all plays out, but if something screwy did occur, I genuinely hope everyone gets back their 41 cents.

Gertie purchased the meal from at least five of the defendants restaurants in Des Plaines and Niles over a one-month span from October to November this year, he claims in the Cook County lawsuit reported by The Cook County Record.

A McDonald's customer noticed something about a local franchise's value meal, and he's not lovin' it. James Gertie chose to sue when he discovered that at multiple IL locations, the "Extra Value Meal" featuring two cheeseburgers, fries, and a drink allegedly cost more than the total prices of each individual item.

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You might think 41 cents is not a big deal, but if true, that Extra Value Meal at this McDonald's was still ripping off customers.

James Gertie didn't specify how much money he wanted from McDonald's in the lawsuit.

The operators of the McDonald's in question, Karis Management Co.

Each time, he was charged $5.90 for the meal.

  • Toni Ryan