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New Zealander’s NutriBullet Suit to Proceed in California

Dec. 5, 2018, 3:49 PM

NutriBullet LLC and other California companies must face a New Zealand woman’s product liability suit over its blender in California.

NutriBullet failed to convince the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to dismiss Elizabeth Flack’s suit on the ground that the U.S. court is an inconvenient forum for the litigation.

The court is already handling 17 other suits over NutriBullet smoothie makers, it said.

Elizabeth Flack alleged what while she was using a NutriBullet blender at her home in New Zealand, the canister separated from the blade assembly, leaving exposed blades that severely cut her hand.

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