Can Lithium-ion Batteries Explode?
Yes, and we’ve written an entire blog post about why they explode and what to do if it happens to you or a loved one. Lithium-ion batteries can explode due to overheating, battery fluid leakage, and/or manufacturing defects.
In recent years, there have been several high-profile incidents involving lithium-ion battery fires. In 2016, Samsung recalled millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to reports of battery fires. Similarly, in 2018, a Tesla Model S caught fire in California after a crash, and in 2019, a Tesla Model 3 caught fire in a parking lot in Shanghai.
I Have Been Injured by a Lithium-ion Battery. Do I Have a Case?
If you or a loved one has been burned, injured, or otherwise harmed by a device using this type of battery, you may have a right to compensation. Contact an experienced personal injury attorney to explore your legal options.
Pope McGlamry is a nationally recognized class action and personal injury litigation firm based in Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia. We’re known for effective, aggressive counsel in complex litigation and have the resources to take on large corporations. All Pope McGlamry cases are accepted on a contingency basis, meaning clients don’t pay anything upfront and gain immediate access to legal protection.
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