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Product Liability Lawyer reviewing burn injury claims related to recalled air fryers on behalf of plaintiffs nationwide
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Air Fryer Accident Lawyer

The Lyon Firm is investigating burn injury claims for consumers who have purchased and used defective air fryers that have potentially been recalled. If you or a loved on has suffered a serious injury due to a malfunctioning air fryer, contact our lawyers for a free case review.

Years after their first huge wave of popularity, millions of air fryer units have now been recalled due to several design and manufacturing defects. Many people have been injured in the meantime, and some have moved forward with taking legal action against the manufacturers. Consumers have reported burn injuries, home fires, overheating, appliance melting, and other hazardous malfunctions.

Like many other kitchen appliances in American homes, there are many safety risks associated with air fryers. Consumers have reported that the materials on their appliances have been cheap and break or melt easily. Others have said their machines have caused electrical fires in the kitchen. Excessive smoke, melting plastic, leaking hot food, and creating excessive heat are other common complaints. The more serious threats can be the possibility of third-degree burns, house fires, and explosions.

Air fryers may even catch on fire due to overheating if they are made without an automatic shut-off mechanism. Sometimes the product instructions may be unclear or incomplete, leading to confusion amongst consumers.

The Lyon Firm is reviewing air fryer burn injury claims on behalf of plaintiffs nationwide. If you or somebody you know has been burned by a defective air fryer, contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. People have successfully filed air fryer lawsuits against companies in all fifty states after an injury or a home fire.

Joe Lyon is a highly-rated product liability attorney representing plaintiffs nationwide in a wide variety of burn injury and consumer product recall cases. 

Air Fryer Recalls

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regularly reviews whether a product poses a “substantial product hazard,” and the agency makes their recall decisions based on the following:

  • Type of defect—design defects, construction and packaging flaws, and inadequate warnings or incomplete instructions may lead to a product recall.
  • Volume of injury reports—one serious safety report can lead to a recall, but generally it takes dozens before the agency considers action 
  • Severity of risk—the CPSC takes into account the seriousness of the safety risk to consumers. If a death is linked to product, it is almost certain to recall the product, but if there is one burn injury, for example, the product may remain on the market. 

Can I File An Air Fryer Injury Lawsuit?

If you have suffered considerable harm due to any defective product, whether it is a kitchen appliance or another consumer product, you can consider taking legal action. The process can be complex so it is critical to hire an experienced legal team that is going to streamline, and build a strong case on your behalf. 

An investigation will be necessary and you should prepare documentation, medical records, photos and anything else related to your claim. We aim to reach a significant settlement, and we are willing to take your case to trial if necessary. 


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Joseph Lyon has 17 years of experience representing individuals in complex litigation matters. He has represented individuals in every state against many of the largest companies in the world.

The Firm focuses on single-event civil cases and class actions involving corporate neglect & fraud, toxic exposure, product defects & recalls, medical malpractice, and invasion of privacy.


The Firm offers contingency fees, advancing all costs of the litigation, and accepting the full financial risk, allowing our clients full access to the legal system while reducing the financial stress while they focus on their healthcare and financial needs.

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Why Hire The Lyon Firm?

We know how important it is to keep the pressure on companies to produce safe and risk-free products. We also know that product liability cases in the past have had a positive impact on this initiative. The only way to properly hold companies accountable is by filing claims against them when they fail to uphold their end of the bargain. If they produce dangerous products that cause harm, we will step in and hold them accountable. 


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Air Fryer Injury FAQ

Are Air Fryers safe to use at home?

For the most part, yes, air fryers can be safely used inside of your home. However, when there is an unsafe product on the market, it suddenly become a huge safety hazard. We have seen multiple air fryers recalled due to fire and burn injury risks. Any recalled item should never be used at home, and should be returned to the point of purchase. 

What are Some Known Air Fryer Accident Injuries?

The injuries involved are generally the same you might see from any other kitchen appliance accident. These could include serious burn injuries and scalding. 

Why Have Some Air Fryers Been Recalled?
  • Burn injury risk
  • Fire risk
  • Laceration Risk
  • Explosion Risk
What is a Failure to Warn?

A consumer product can be deemed defective if the manufacturer provides an inadequate warning or instructions for safe use. This may be the case if a manufacturer knew or should have known about a risk. In the case of a recalled air fryer, some plaintiffs have argued that the companies that produced the products should have known about a burn injury or fire risk existed. 

What Air Fryers Have Been Recalled?
  • Cosori Air Fryers
  • Best Buy Insignia® Air Fryers
  • Magic Chef® Air Fryers
  • Secura Air Fryers
  • PowerXL Dual-Basket Air Fryers
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Filing Defective Product Lawsuits

Our legal team has twenty years of experience filing product liability claims on behalf of injured consumers. We have the experience and the resources to take your case and reach a rightful settlement following any injury or damage to your home. We believe very strongly that any company that releases a product on the market has a duty to properly test it and  make sure it meets the latest safety standards. 

Should a defective product cause harm to an individual, legal action may be considered. We have settled numerous product liability cases  for our clients, and we assume all of the financial risk when filing these cases.