August 17, 2020 — Six lawsuits have been filed by people who were burned by a Crockpot pressure cooker that exploded boiling-hot food when they opened the lid.
The lawsuits were filed by people from California, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, and Oklahoma.
Sunbeam Products is accused of of manufacturing a defective product — the Crockpot Express Pressure Cooker — and misrepresenting the “safety features” and risks of using the product.
The first lawsuit (PDF) was filed by Adriana V., a woman from California, and her daughter, who were both burned by the pressure cooker in July 2018.
The second lawsuit (PDF) was filed by Nicole Y., a woman from Minnesota who was burned in July 2018.
The third lawsuit (PDF) was filed by A.J.G., a child, and his mother, Maria G. The child was burned in January 2018 by a pressure cooker that was purchased by his grandmother. The family members live in Oklahoma.
The fourth lawsuit (PDF) was filed by Aaron L., a man from North Carolina who was burned by the Crockpot pressure cooker in March 2019.
The fifth lawsuit (PDF) was filed by Anthony G., a man from Missouri who was burned by his Crockpot pressure cooker in July 2019.
The sixth lawsuit (PDF) was filed by Hannah O., a woman from Missouri who was burned by a Crockpot pressure cooker in July 2018.
The lawsuits claim that Sunbeam Products knows (or should know) that consumers are being repeatedly burned when they are able to open the lid while the pressure cooker is still pressurized.
Instead, the company continues to advertise “safety features,” including a lid that is supposed to lock on the pot until all of the pressure is safely released.
The lawsuits allege that Sunbeam Products manufactures, advertises and sells a defective and unreasonably dangerous product. The company is accused of risking the safety and well-being of consumers.
All of the lawsuits were filed on July 22, 2020 in the Circuit Court of the Fifteenth Judicial District in and for Palm Beach County, Florida.
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