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If your vehicle is one of the millions impacted by the recall of Takata airbags, you were likely shocked to learn that you were—or still are—driving around with a very dangerous airbag that could seriously injure you or your passengers. One in eight Americans drives a vehicle with a potentially defective airbag, and one in five drivers world-wide drive a vehicle with a potentially defective airbag. These defects have allegedly caused at least 25 deaths and more than 250 injuries worldwide. Takata airbags are still being used for replacements and in new vehicles, despite being the source of the largest consumer product recall in U.S. history with roughly 70 million vehicles recalled throughout the nation, and nearly 100 million worldwide.

A severe burn is one of the most painful and devastating injuries one can suffer. Victims are often left with a lifetime reminder of their experience in form of lasting physical and emotional scars. If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in an accident involving a recalled vehicle and you believe that those injuries were caused by a defective Takata airbag - Our Takata Airbag Injury Lawyers are here to help.

The burn injury attorneys at AJK Legal have years of experience in pressure cooker litigation. We help victims and their families in cases throughout Florida impacted by a defective pressure cooker accident. Millions have been recovered in exploding pressure cooker lawsuits. Our team takes great pride in restoring the lives of victims, holding those at fault accountable, and creating change to prevent similar accidents from occurring to others.

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Faulty Design or Manufacturing

In order for pressure cookers to work correctly the device must be properly designed and assembled. Any error or sub-standard manufacturing process poses a considerable risk for consumers. If the pressure cooker was not designed or manufactured correctly, the appliance can buildup great steam pressure and explode. Manufacturers who design and assemble defective products which cause consumers injury must be held accountable. Whether or not one of the pressure cooker brands listed above, some of the manufacturing and design defects in the products include:
  • Faulty cooker gaskets
  • Defective instructions or warnings
  • Defective steam venting
  • Faulty gaskets
  • Defective safety valves
  • Poor material construction  

Pressure Cooker Burn Injuries

First Degree Burn – A first degree burn usually affects the outer layer of the skin. A first degree burn can cause pain, redness and swelling and usually resolves within a week.

Second Degree Burn – A second degree burn is when the first layer of skin has been burned through to the second layer of skin (dermis). Blisters develop and the skin takes on a deep red appearance. Second-degree burns produce severe pain and swelling.

Third Degree Burn – A third degree burn destroys both the first (epidermis) and second (dermis) layer of skin and extends down to the third layer (subcutaneous) affecting underlying muscles and tendons. A third degree burn is the most severe type of burn and the pain may cause breathing problems and increased pulse rate.

Types of Burn Scars

Keloid Scar – A keloid scar is when there is an overgrowth of scar tissue. These scars are typically red or pink and become a dark tan over time. Keloid scars are thick, nodular, ridged and itchy as they form and grow. Large keloids can limit your mobility. In addition, clothing rubbing or other types of friction may irritate them.

Hypertrophic Scar – Hypertrophic scars are red, thick and raised, however, they are different from Keloid scars because they do not develop beyond the site of injury or incision. Also, hypertrophic scars will improve over time.

Contractures – A contracture scar is a permanent tightening of skin and may affect the muscles and tendons that limit movement and could damage the nerves. Contractures develop when normal elastic connective tissue is replaced with tough fibrous tissue. This makes the tissue resistant to stretching and prevents normal movement of the affected area.

Other Injuries After a Serious Burn

In addition to the sever physical scarring itself, a burn survivor may suffer from any or all of the following:

  • Emotional trauma pain and suffering
  • Disfigurement
  • Organ damage
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Concussions

There are many factors to consider when someone suffers a burn injury, such as the source of the burn, its location, the degree of burn, the victim’s medical history, and the age of the victim. Some burn injuries can threaten the respiratory, circulatory, and nervous system. Burn injury victims sometimes experience emotional and psychological trauma as well. Another major concern after serious burn injuries is the shock.

Choose AJK Legal to Fight for You

Reputation: The success of our firm is built upon taking an active and aggressive role in our clients’ cases. We understand what is at stake for our clients. We are fully committed to helping and seeking the maximum compensation they are owed.

Track record: The attorneys at our firm have a track record of success against the country's largest corporations and insurance companies. Our lawyers have helped obtain millions of dollars in recoveries and settlements for injured victims.

Client satisfaction: We treat our clients with compassion and work hard to ensure our clients feel there is an open line of communication and understanding during this difficult time.

No win no fee: We work on a contingency fee basis which means you only pay us if we win your case. You don’t have to worry about attorney fees or costs unless we recover compensation for you.

Top Personal Injury Attorney

“Mr. Alexander is a top personal injury attorney. I am deeply grateful for his commitment and persistent efforts on my behalf.

I found comfort with AJK Legal following my accident. They helped me to a speedy recovery and achieved amazing results. I would recommend this law firm to those looking to recover the most after a serious injury."

G. Rodriguez

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“I highly recommend Mr. Korolinsky and his team. Professional and compassionate, someone was always available to address my questions.

After a serious accident, Mr. Korolinsky and his team fought tooth and nail to ensure that my family and I received the maximum and just compensation. Thank you!”

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Excellent Lawyer. Great Team.

“I highly recommend this firm. Mr. Korolinsky is an excellent lawyer who knows how to get the right results. He fought for me when I needed it the most. Great lawyer. Great team.”

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FAQ's

What do I do if a pressure cooker explodes?

If possible, take photographs of the appliance and its contents as soon as you can after the explosion. Please be sure to preserve the pressure cooker after the explosion so it can be inspected by our investigators and lawyers. You should also try to locate your receipt to prove where you bought it and the date of purchase. If you still have the original box and instruction book, you will need to provide those to us as well. They provide great evidence for your case.

How much is my case worth?

The lawsuit may seek compensation for past and future pain and suffering, fright and shock, scarring and disfigurement, and other types of non-economic claims. The suit may also seek compensation for past and future medical bills, lost wages, and loss of earning capacity. Florida also allows punitive or exemplary damages against the product manufacturer. These awards can be substantial and vary from case to case depending on the severity of the injuries and extent of the medical treatment.

Contact the Florida Pressure Cooker Lawyers at AJK Legal Today

If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury due to a defective pressure cooker, please contact AJK Legal at (877) 448-8404 today. Because pressure cooker cases are complex, it’s important to have the right legal representation to help you fight for the compensation you or a loved one deserves. We have the experience you need to successfully pursue your case in court. Contact us today and our team can conduct a thorough, independent investigation of your incident, calculate your damages, advise you on all of your legal options, and help answer any questions you have.