Pennsylvania Woman Files Personal Injury Suit against Dunkin’ Donuts

A woman is suing Dunkin' Donuts after claiming she went into a diabetic shock after drinking a coffee from a Philadelphia store.A Philadelphia woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against coffee mega-chain Dunkin' Donuts, claiming that workers put real sugar in her beverage against her directions, which subsequently sent her into a diabetic shock.

The plaintiff, Danielle Jordan, reportedly ordered a coffee from a Philadelphia franchise on her way to work on the morning of June 15, 2009. The lawsuit says that although Jordan asked for artificial sweetener in her drink, the employees added real sugar instead.

Shortly after consuming the beverage Jordan claims she felt sick and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Jordan's lawyer said the lawsuit was filed nearly two years after the incident occurred because talks with the defendant had been ongoing. The suit does not seek any specific damages, according to published reports.

A diabetic shock is a serious health risk for someone with diabetes. The ailment may occur if there is too much insulin a person's system, according to WebMD, which said the condition could lead to coma and death if it is not immediately treated