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Exploding Pressure Cooker Legal News Articles & Interviews
November 22, 2017. By Anne Wallace.
Miami, FL Two-year old Samantha Gonzalez was grievously burned in 2015, when her grandmother’s Tristar “As Seen on TV” pressure cooker malfunctioned. The damage will last as long as Samantha lives. Exploding pressure cooker injuries have been the source of many lawsuits. But this is not the kind of case that leads to a tidy legal resolution. Like life, it’s messy.Read [ Toddler Loses Leg and all her Fingers in Pressure Cooker Explosion ]
October 29, 2017. By Anne Wallace.
Philadelphia, PA On September 19, 2017, six burn victims filed a lawsuit against Tristar Products, Inc. in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. They claimed they were hurt when their Tristar pressure cooker’s advertised “Built-In Safety Features” failed. All of the incidents cited in In Re: Kenneth Christian, et al. v. Tristar Products Inc. involve the same pressure cooker, Model No. PPC-790, but many Tristar products have been implicated in similar pressure cooker explosions. The litigation can be expected to grow.Read [ Six Sue Tristar for Exploding Pressure Cooker Injuries ]
September 10, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Brownsville, Texas According to documents filed on August 8, 2017 (case 1:115-cu-00) filed in a Brownsville, Texas court Tristar Products Inc. and Ninfa Vasquez and Jose Vasquez have “reached a settlement of all the issues pending in this lawsuit”. No details were made public.Read [ Tristar Pressure Cooker Company and Texas Couple Reach Settlement ]
June 27, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Miami, FL: A Miami woman allegedly suffered burns to part of her body when a pressure cooker exploded while she was cooking, according to WPLG-10 news.Read [ Woman Burned When Pressure Cooker Explodes ]
May 1, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Miami, FL: A Miami woman allegedly suffered second-degree burns on her hands, arms and chest when a popular pressure cooker exploded while cooking stew on her stovetop, according to CBS Miami.Read [ Claims of Pressure Cooker Explosion Injuries May Prompt Lawsuits ]
March 8, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Miami, FL: Pressure cookers have been around for generations. Your grandmother or great-grandmother most likely had one at the ready for preparing certain dishes. They were big, heavy and fashioned in most cases from cast iron. They weren’t pretty, but they were sturdy and built like a tank. Most would not recall a pressure cooker explosion happening in Grandma’s time.Read [ Plaintiffs Allege Exploding Pressure Cooker Injuries from Tristar Product ]