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Johnson // Becker, PLLC Files Instant Pot Lawsuit Over Explosion Defects

The lawsuit alleges that The Instant Pot Company and Instant Brands, Inc., the manufacturers of the Instant Pot pressure cookers, has misrepresented the safety of its pressure cookers after the defective pressure cooker caused injuries.

September 27, 2019 – Johnson // Becker, PLLC is a nationwide products liability law firm with experience representing victims of pressure cooker explosions.  The firm represents over 120 clients who have been severely burned by exploding pressure cookers designed and sold by numerous manufacturers.  Johnson//Becker filed this Complaint on behalf of Ms. Lori Webb, a resident of Delaware, alleging that The Instant Pot Company and Instant Brands, Inc., the manufacturers of the Instant Pot pressure cooker, misrepresented the safety of their pressure cookers.

Ms. Webb’s pressure cooker exploded while under pressure on September 27, 2017.  As a result of the explosion, Ms. Webb sustained severe thermal burns to her abdomen.   According to the Complaint, the Instant Pot is marketed as having “safety mechanisms” which are supposed to prevent the unit from both building pressure if the lid is not closed properly, as well as the lid from being removed until all the pressure is released.  However, Ms. Webb alleges that the Instant Pot pressure cookers contain defects which allow unsuspecting consumers to remove the lid while the cooker is still under pressure causing the scalding hot contents to be projected from the unit.

This suit is filed by Michael K. Johnson, Kenneth W. Pearson and Adam J. Kress of Johnson // Becker, PLLC in connection with Joseph E. Weik of Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty, LLC. Michael K. Johnson is a founding partner of Johnson // Becker, PLLC. Michael, Ken and Adam exclusively handle injury cases, with an emphasis on national products liability litigation, including cases involving burn injuries from defective products.

To learn more about Johnson // Becker’s product liability cases with regard to exploding Instant Pot pressure cookers, please visit the following page: https://www.johnsonbecker.com/product-liability/pressure-cooker-lawsuit/ 

Should you contact the lawyers at Johnson // Becker to file an Instant Pot lawsuit?

If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective Instant Pot pressure cooker, you may want to speak with the lawyers at Johnson // Becker. We are actively filing new Instant Pot explosion and burn injury lawsuits across the county and you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries.

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