Update: Sunbeam Crock Pots Recalled for Burn Hazard
Sunbeam Products, Inc., is recalling nearly 1 million Crock-Pot 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers after the company received at least “119 reports of lid detachment, resulting in 99 burn injuries ranging in severity from first-degree to third-degree burns,” according to the CPSC. This recall affects Crock-Pot 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers, Model Number SCCPPC600-V1, which were sold at Walmart, Target and other retail stores nationwide and online from July 2017 through November 2020 for between $70 to $100. This recall began on November 24, 2020.
What’s the Problem?
The suit alleges that Plaintiff was using her Sunbeam Crock Pot Electric Pressure Cooker as directed when it suddenly and without warning exploded boiling hot contents on her, causing severe injuries. Plaintiff claims that the pressure cooker’s safety features failed to work properly, and that the appliance was defectively designed.
The lawsuit is: Botello v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. and Newell Brands, Inc. Circuit Court of Palm Beach County, Florida. Filed on Jan. 31, 2020 under Case Number 102592884.
Sunbeam Pressure Cooker Class Action
A class action lawsuit was filed against Sunbeam Products Inc. in Jan. 2020 by a woman who alleges she was severely burned after after her Crock-Pot Express Pressure Cooker exploded without warning during normal use. The suit accuses Sunbeam of selling a defective pressure cooker, and misleading consumers by advertising “safety features” that do not actually prevent explosions.
Do I Have a Sunbeam Crock Pot 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 Sunbeam Crock Pot Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a crock pot or pressure cooker, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.