On the heels of September’s recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to battery fires, media are reporting Samsung is ending production of the device after reports that some of its replacement phones caught fire.
According to The New York Times, a Southwest Airlines flight in the U.S. was evacuated last week after a Galaxy Note 7 began smoking on the plane. The passenger and owner of the device reportedly told the media his phone was a replacement model. The nation’s four top mobile carriers announced they will stop selling the replacement version of the Galaxy Note 7, according to National Public Radio.
Every day, we at Terrell Hogan, represent victims of personal injury and wrongful death as they seek justice, and lawsuits we have pursued have prompted safety changes. However, that came after the incidents, accidents and injuries happened. We believe it is important to try to help prevent injuries and wrongful deaths. One way is to publish information about recalls of defective and dangerous products.