Recently, a lawsuit was filed on behalf of a Palm Beach County, Florida woman who was injured after her Crock-Pot pressure cooker exploded.
The plaintiff alleges she was using the Crock-Pot branded pressure cooker according to the manufacturer’s directions when suddenly the Crock-Pot exploded, spewing its boiling hot contents on her, which caused severe burn injuries.
In the lawsuit, the plaintiff claims that the safety features built into the pressure cooker failed to work as intended and were defective.
Additional Pressure Cooker Lawsuits
Exploding pressure cooker lawsuits are nothing new. One law firm in Minnesota, Johnson // Becker, PLLC has filed a number of pressure cooker lawsuits against the manufacturers of various defective pressure cookers including popular brands like Instant Pot and Tristar. Most of the lawsuits cited on the law firm’s website cite defects that caused the following injuries:
- First, second and third-degree burns;
- Burns to all areas of the body;
- Minor, moderate, and severe burns, often requiring immediate medical attention;
- Pain and disfigurement;
- Permanent scarring; and
- Scratches and wounds from glass shards flying about.
Keep up with the Crock-Pot Lawsuit
If you are interested in following the Palm Beach County Crock Pot lawsuit, you will need to know that it is filed against Sunbeam Products, Inc. and Newell Brands, Inc. and bears the case number #102592884.