Paradise Grill Burn Injury Lawsuits
As a consumer, you expect the products you buy to be safe, especially when you use them as expected and directed by the manufacturer. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Dangerous and defective products make their way onto store shelves and online marketplaces every day. The good news is that US laws and regulations provide recourse for individuals who get hurt by these types of products. a safety recall has impacted Paradise Grills’ Outdoor Kitchens. If you have been injured by one of the recalled grills, you may wish to talk to a product liability lawyer about your rights. Our firm is not currently handling these, but we may be able to direct you to someone who is.
All about the Paradise Grills Recall
As of February 16, 2023, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a safety recall of Paradise Grills GX4 Outdoor Kitchens. These first-generation kitchens come with multiple options. Your grill may be a part of the recall if it has an attached Tiki Hut, commercial grill, granite, cabinets, sinks, refrigerators, or LED lighting. Impacted models include:
- Aruba 6
- Aruba 8
You can find more recall details on the official CPSC website.
If you have a recalled grill, it’s advised that you immediately stop using it and contact Paradise Grills directly. They should send out a new stainless steel vent to be installed and remedy the situation.
Burn Injuries and How They Can Impact Your Life
These products were recalled after two reports of the grill exploding and causing severe burns to consumers. Burn injuries can impact someone’s life dramatically.
For example, affected consumers likely have to pay significant medical bills to treat their burns and are also probably out of work dealing with their injuries and the long recovery process. What’s more, they also lost out on the product itself, which didn’t come cheap! These grills sold for an average of $4,000-$15,000 between 2009 and 2020.
All of these losses do not even consider the long-term impacts of a serious burn on a person’s quality of life. Often, significant burns can lead to scarring and disfigurement, issues with thermoregulation, insomnia, body image problems, weakness, itching, and chronic pain.
Recovering Damages after an Outdoor Kitchen Explosion
If you or a loved one were hurt by a recalled outdoor kitchen or other defective product, you may be able to hold the manufacturer accountable and pursue compensation for the following damages in a product liability claim:
- Medical bills (past and future)
- Lost wages
- Property damage if an explosion impacted other property
- The cost of the grill itself
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
- Wrongful death damages like funeral and burial costs in the event of a fatal accident
Were You Injured by a Recalled Product?
To determine your best course of action, it is advisable to consult with a product liability lawyer about what happened. Feel free to call our intake department if you would like assistance finding a lawyer to discuss your product liability case,