KitchenAid Electric Kettle
If you were burned as a result of a faulty or defective KitchenAid Electric Kettle, call our product liability attorneys for a free attorney consultation. You can reach us during the day and after hours at (800) 337-7755.
Whirlpool recently announced a nationwide recall as a result of a possible defect in their electric kettle, which could cause the handle to separate and cause burn injuries. You can see the recall here.What is the Hazard Associated With the Kitchen Aid Electric Kettle?
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the KitchenAid Electric Kettle's handle can loosen and separate from the kettle, causing hot contents to spill, posing a burn hazard. This can be extremely dangerous to someone using it, and can happen very unexpectedly.Where is the KitchenAid Electric Kettle Sold?
Over 40,000 units have allegedly been sold throughout the United States, including Bed Bath & Beyond, Dillard's, Fry’s Electronics, Kitchen Kaboodle, Kohl’s, Navy Exchange, Target, Williams Sonoma, and other home improvement, home appliance and retail stores and online at Amazon.com as well as other online retailers from September 2013 through at least February 2018.History of Injury Caused by the KitchenAid Electric Kettle
According to the CPSC, Whirlpool Corporation has received at least 79 reports in the U.S. (19 in Canada) of handles separating, including several reports in the US of burn injuries. Some of the units which may be recalled are:
|Model Numbers||Serial Numbers|
|KEK1722SX (Stainless)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|KEK1722ER (Red)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|KEK1722OB (Black)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|KEK1722WH (White)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|KEK1722QG (Liquid Graphite)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|KEK1722CS (Cocoa Silver)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|RKEK1722SX (Stainless)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|RKEK1722ER (Red)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|RKEK1722OB (Black)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|RKEK1722WH (White)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|RKEK1722QG (Liquid)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
|RKEK1722CS (Cocoa Silver)||YA325***** thru YA724*****|
You can check with the manufacture to see if your Electric Kettle was recalled.Damages You Can Recover If Injured From a Faulty Electric Kettle
The types of damages, or money, you can recover depends on several factors which we can go over with you. If you were injured as a result of a defective Whirlpool Kitchen Aid Electric Kettle, you may be entitled to money for your property damage, pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, out of pocket expenses and more.
Some of the common injuries from an incident where the handle separates from the kettle may include 1st, 2nd or 3rd degree burns, scars, discoloration, and hyperpigmentation of the skin.Resources on Faulty Electric Kettles
Try to preserve the electric kettle. Do not throw it out. Take pictures of the kettle's parts, and any injuries and property damage there might be. Take pictures of the scene if you are able. Call our office at (800) 337-7755 as soon as possible. If you have any records or bills, send them to our office after you speak with us. Do not give any statements to any insurance company or defense attorney without talking to a product liability lawyer at the Law Offices of Jason Turchin first.
For more information or to discuss a possible product liability case, call us for a free electric kettle injury attorney consultation 24 hours a day at (800) 337-7755 or submit your case information online for a free review.
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