A woman spills hot coffee on herself and sues the beverage company for half a million bucks when she's burned. If this sounds familiar, it's because it is.

Check out the video below to hear how one Jersey resident tried to rake in the cash over a a spilled drink, and why Bill Spadea thinks this is one more reason we need tort reform in the Garden State.

Do you think New Jersey needs limits on what people can sue for? Continue the conversation in the comments section below, or by tweeting @nj1015 and @BillSpadea.

Bill Spadea is host of the Chasing News TV program. He periodically fills in for NJ 101.5 show hosts, and you can daily hear his opinion about all things New Jersey here, or by tweeting @BillSpadea.
Bill is subbing for Jim Gearhart.