In recent years millions of for home use pressure cookers have been recalled by the various manufacturers. Almost everyday I’m this country you see a news segment about someone being injured in their own home due to a pressure cooker exploding despite it having a bunch of safety features to prevent such a catastrophe. These various cookers, which include rice cookers and crock pots, can overheat and the pressure, the same pressure that cooks your food, can become too great and the whole thing erupts. Like a bomb it has a blast radius and can send shrapnel flying injuring anyone in its path. This includes adults and small children. The truth is these are too dangerous for in home use, especially if you’re not a cook or a chef by trade. If you, your child or lived one, has been severely burned or otherwise injured in a pressure cooked explosion you may qualify for benefits and compensation. Please contact our burn injury attorneys handling pressure cooker explosion lawsuits across the country. All case reviews are free and no fees are charged if they are unable to obtain compensation for you for your injuries, pain and suffering, scarring and disfigurement, lost wages, property damage and other losses.
Our product liability attorneys handle pressure cooker injury claims across the country including Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Nevada, California, Texas, Florida, South Carolina and other states.
The brands listed below are just some of the steam cooker manufacturers that have been recalled in the last decade or so.
Please visit cpsc.gov for information regarding what to do with your recalled rice steamer, crockpot or pressure cooker. If you, your spouse, child or loved one has been the victim of an accident caused by a flawed pressure cooker let our pressure cooker injury attorneys review your claim immediately.
After beginning his legal career representing large corporations and Fortune 500 companies, Jeff started the Vaughan Law Firm in 2003 to help individuals who were harmed by defective products and the negligence of large corporate defendants. Since starting the Vaughan Law Firm, Jeff has assisted clients in recovering jury verdicts and gross settlements over $100 million. In addition to helping those hurt by pharmaceutical and medical devices, Jeff continues to assist individuals who have been seriously injured in auto and work related accidents.
Jeff received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in 1996. While at the University of Alabama, Jeff took over 60 credits in Chemistry and Biology which was invaluable for his transition into pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. In 1999, Jeff obtained his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law. During law school, Jeff participated in mock trial competitions and won several best speaker awards.
In addition to being licensed in Texas and Missouri, Jeff is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Jeff has also represented clients from every state. In addition, Jeff has been admitted to practice by permission in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Washington.
Jeff is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, and recently accepted an invitation to the prestigious Multi-Million Dollar Advocates forum.
When he is not helping his clients, Jeff enjoys fishing, grilling, and spending time with his wife, Amanda, and his 3 children.
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