Were You Injured by an Exploding Lithium-Ion Battery?
You’ve heard about injuries caused by smartphone batteries and e-cigarettes exploding, causing serious injury. Samsung had to recall all of its new Samsung Note 7 phones and take the product off the market because the lithium-ion batteries were blowing up and causing severe burns.
Likewise, users of e-cigarettes or “vapes” have discovered that these devices can explode in your hand, in your face, or in your pocket. Again, the culprit is the lithium-ion battery.
This rechargeable battery type is a favorite of electronic designers because it is lightweight and carries a powerful charge. The problem is that it is also fragile and especially volatile when heated up.
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At Rosenthal & Kreeger, LLP, we have the technical savvy and the legal experience to file successful product liability lawsuits against responsible companies on behalf of seriously injured consumers. Our Sacramento product liability attorneys also litigate cases in which e-cigarette cartridges burst and the toxic flood is splashed in people’s eyes — or worse, is swallowed.
Samsung and e-cigarette makers are just the latest companies realizing the danger in lithium-ion-powered products. Dell, Sony, Apple, Lenovo, Panasonic, Toshiba, Hitachi, Fujitsu, and Sharp have all had to recall laptops and other devices.
The fact that technology companies are aware of the dangers of lithium-ion batteries and are still selling them to consumers, deepens the negligence leading to these injuries.
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If you have been injured by an exploding lithium-ion-powered device, call our offices in Roseville or Sacramento at (916) 774-7200 for a no-charge, no-obligation case evaluation. Or contact us online by submitting a description of your injuries. All personal injury claims are handled on a contingency basis.