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Have You Been Injured Due to an E-Cigarette Explosion?

ecigarettesAt the Law Offices of Matthew D. Dubin, we believe anyone who has sustained serious burns and injuries as the result of an e-cigarette should receive financial compensation. Our nationally renowned Washington personal injury lawyers have helped countless clients recover the compensation they deserve. We appreciate the danger posed by e-cigarettes, and we fight for justice on behalf of those who have been harmed by these produces.

Many people switch from regular cigarettes to e-cigarettes because they think the e-cigarettes are safer. These devices have been aggressively marketed and sold in stores and online throughout the United States. But because the production of e-cigarettes is not regulated by the FDA, the chance of an unsafe product being put on the market is higher. These devices and their batteries have been banned in checked luggage because of a risk of explosion since last year and it is now illegal to carry them onto airplanes because of the tremendous danger they pose. Also, the lithium ion batteries used in e-With the growing popularity of e-cigarettes, there have been an increasing number of injuries reported.

At the Law Offices of Matthew D. Dubin, our lawyers fight to get the best possible result in e-cigarette injury cases. We bring more than 15 years of experience to your case. Call today at 206-462-4428 or contact us online.

E-Cigarette Burn and Injury Risks

Whether your injuries are minor or catastrophic, if you have been hurt by an exploding e-cigarette, our team will do everything we can to help you secure the maximum compensation allowable by law.cigarettes have been repeatedly reported as unsafe.

Injuries from e-cigarettes can include:

  • third degree burns
  • loss of teeth
  • broken bones
  • serious damage to the face, mouth, throat, jaw and lungs

Despite this fact, consumers are generally not aware of the dangers of e-cigarettes. Many of these devices are manufactured overseas where the quality control and safety standards are much more lax than here in the United States. The United States is still playing catch up with regulating these devices and their batteries and as such many dangerous and defective devices are being sold to unsuspecting consumers.

Commonly used as an alternative to smoking cigarettes, e-cigarettes are battery powered devices used to vaporize liquid flavored nicotine. The batteries used to power e-cigarettes are charged by being plugged in by wire to USB ports on car cigarette lighters, computers, or wall chargers.

Recently, the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released a report alerting consumers to the e-cigarette explosion risks, which have caused numerous fires, burns, and other injuries. As the popularity of e-cigarettes has increased, so has the frequency of these sometimes catastrophic injuries.

We believe that the manufacturers and distributors of these devices have failed to warn users of the danger of their product, and that they should be held responsible for any injuries that result. We are committed to bringing negligent manufacturers and distributors to justice. To learn more about your options or to discuss your e-cigarette explosion case with an experienced personal injury attorney, do not hesitate to contact us.

It is outrageous that manufacturers and sellers are allowing these devices to be sold with knowledge that they will be carried in pockets and used close to consumers' faces when the risk of explosion, fire, injury and death is well known by these companies. When it comes to taking on the e-cigarette and battery manufacturers, we've got your back. Contact us now for your free case evaluation.