What are Mirro Pressure Cookers?
Mirro pressure cookers are constructed from aluminum alloy. The cookers are designed with safety features including a removable self-sealing gasket that releases pressure, a safety fuse, and heatproof handles with a reminder ring.
Lawsuit Filed by Woman Burned in Explosion
A lawsuit was recently filed by a woman from Minnesota who was burned by a Mirro Pressure Cooker.
Plaintiff Katie S. claims she suffered “serious and substantial injuries” as a result of being able to easily open the pressure cooker’s lid when there was still a dangerous amount of pressure in the pot.
The lawsuit blames her injuries on the failure of the pressure cooker’s “special features,” which were supposed to include a vent as well as a lock lever that was advertised to lock when the lid was closed and unlock when the pressure was released.
Instead, opening the lid caused “its hot contents to be forcefully ejected from the pressure cooker” and onto her body. Her lawsuit blames the manufacturer for selling a defective pressure cooker, failing to redesign it or recall it to fix known hazards, and failing to warn consumers about the serious safety risks of using it.
The complaint was entered on January 28, 2021 in the U.S. District Court for the State of Minnesota (County of Hennepin) — Case Number 27-CV-21-1071.
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Mirro Pressure Cooker Lawsuit New Jersey
Group SEB USA Inc. is facing a product liability lawsuit alleging that defective safety features on Mirro Pressure Cookers do not work properly, which caused a woman to suffer severe burns and other burn injuries from scalding hot contents when a pressure cooker exploded.
Plaintiff filed the complaint in New Jersey Superior Court on September 3, naming Groupe SEB USA, doing business as Mirro, as a defendant, as well as a number of unnamed individuals and corporations involved with the pressure cookers’ manufacture and distribution.
The incident occurred when the plaintiff rotated and opened the pressure cooker lid without knowing the contents still were under pressure. Safety system failures allowed the lid to be removed, causing her to be severely burned by scalding hot contents, the lawsuit alleges.
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