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California Woman Files Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Lawsuit

California Woman Files Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Lawsuit

November 22, 2021 — A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who claims that the safety features on her Instant Pot failed to prevent an explosion of hot food.

The plaintiff, Jillian C., is a woman from Pleasanton, California, who claims she suffered “serious and substantial burn injuries.”

On November 28, 2019, her Instant Pot Programmable Electric Pressure Cooker exploded as soon as she opened the lid, according to the lawsuit.

She blames her injuries on defective “safety features,” which failed to lock the lid and prevent her from opening it when there was still a dangerous amount of pressure in her Instant Pot Pressure Cooker.

In her lawsuit, she accuses the manufacturer, Instant Brands Inc., of misleading consumers into believing that the Instant Pot is a “quick, effective and safe means of cooking,” when it reality the product poses “unreasonable risks of bodily injury.”

The Instant Pot Lawsuit was filed on November 11, 2021 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California — Case Number 4:21-cv-08757.

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