A Florida man who claims he was severely burned after a Galaxy Note 7 caught fire in his pocket has filed a products liability lawsuit against Samsung.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If your Samsung phone caught fire and burned you, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer and our lawyers can help.
What’s the Problem?
September 19, 2016 - According to the lawsuit, 28-year-old Jonathan Strobel was at Costco in Palm Beach Garden, Florida, a week ago when his Samsung Galaxy caught fire. Strobel suffered deep 2nd degree burns to his thigh, and 1st degree burns on his fingers after attempting to remove the smartphone from his pocket, according to the complaint.
Last month, Samsung announced that it was voluntarily recalling about 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones due to a potential battery defect that can result in fires. However, Strobel’s lawsuit claims that Samsung should have been faster to order a recall, and that the action should be mandatory instead of voluntary.
The complaint was filed against Samsung Electronics America and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., claiming the companies should’ve never brought the Galaxy Note 7 to market knowing there was a problem with the batteries that could cause a fire. Strobel is seeking compensation to pay for medical bills, future treatments and lost wages. He hopes to bring more attention to the Samsung Galaxy defect, and wants people to know others have been injured and that the device should have been recalled sooner.
Do I Have a Samsung Galaxy Lawsuit?
The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Samsung Galaxy lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new burn injury cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you suffered a burn injury from a Samsung Galaxy fire, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.