Pressure Cooker DEFECTS
One of the primary causes of pressure cooker-related injuries is faulty manufacturing components and design defects. Manufacturers often sell pressure cookers with defective lid seals, improper pot venting, and faulty cooker gaskets. These components are vital for the safe release of a cooker’s highly pressurized steam. Therefore, when these components fail, critical injuries can result.
As an example, a toddler suffered 2nd-degree burns from a pressure cooker failure. A defect in the cooker’s lid seal and gasket operation allowed the toddler’s mother to open the cooker well before pressure within the pot was safe. Once opened, the contents of the cooker burst, landing on the toddler.
In addition, the injuries caused by pressure cookers are expensive, and typically create a significant financial burden to consumers harmed by faulty cookers. However, if it can be determined that an explosion was the cause of a manufacturing error, a personal injury suit can mitigate financial loss.
If you or a loved one have experienced a pressure cooker injury, it may be difficult to know where to start. One of the first steps in pursuing compensation for a pressure cooker personal injury lawsuit is to identify the company responsible for the damages you’ve experienced. Therefore, it is beneficial to keep track of the ever-growing list of pressure cooker manufacturers.
Read on for a list of some of the most common pressure cooker manufacturers on the market.