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Florida Woman Burned by Exploding Pressure Cooker

A Florida woman suffered burns to her body after a pressure cooker exploded in her home, ABC News reports.

A woman from Miami Gardens, Florida, suffered burns to part of her body after a pressure cooker exploded in her home.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one suffered a severe burn or other injury caused by an exploding pressure cooker, whether or not the pressure cooker has been recalled, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.

What’s the problem?

May 4, 2017 – A relative said the woman was cooking rice and beans when the pressure cooker exploded, according to ABC News 10.

“When I got there, she was bandaged,” the relative said.

Neighbors told Local 10 News they heard the woman screaming outside her home shortly after the explosion occurred.

Maria King said she called 911 and helped the woman soothe her wounds.

“The lady was screaming in the street,” King said. “We got water and I put ice (on her).”

The woman is being treated for her burns and is expected to make a full recovery.

It was not immediately clear what brand of pressure cooker burned the woman. However, lawsuits have been filed by consumers who were injured by the Tristar Power Pressure Cooker XL. Plaintiffs claim Tristar was negligent in designing, marketing and selling the allegedly defective pressure cooker, which has resulted in severe injuries and associated damages.

Do I Have a Pressure Cooker Lawsuit?

The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in pressure cooker lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new burn injury cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you or a loved one suffered a severe burn or other injury caused by an exploding pressure cooker, whether or not the pressure cooker has been recalled, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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