January 18, 2023 — A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who suffered 2nd-degree and 3rd-degree burns when her Tristar Power Quick Pot Multi-Cooker exploded.
The lawsuit involves the Tristar® Power Quick Pot Multi-Cooker, a programmable kitchen appliance with 37 features — including a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, hot pot, and more.
The plaintiff, Dawn C., is a woman from Bellevue, Nebraska who bought a new Tristar Power Quick Pot in April or May 2020.
She said it quickly became a staple in her home, and she used it according to the instructions without any issues for about 3 months.
In July 2020, she was using the pressure cooker to make a roast for her family. When the pressure cooker beeped that it was done, she opened the release valve.
After the steam was released, she easily twisted open the lid. According to the lawsuit, “the pressure cooker exploded, spewing hot steam and liquid onto her face, chest and arms.”
She was rushed to the hospital emergency room with partial-thickness, full-thickness, 2nd-degree and 3rd-degree burns.
She alleges that her Tristar Power Quick Pot is dangerously defective because consumers can easily open the lid when there is still pressure trapped inside the pot, which can result in an explosion.
Her lawsuit was filed against Tristar Products Inc. and Spectrum Brands Holdings, the manufacturers of the Tristar Power Quick Pot.
The Tristar Power Quick Pot Lawsuit was filed on October 18, 2022 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska — Case Number 4:22-cv-03230-CRZ.
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