Samsung hit with lawsuit over exploding Galaxy Note7, report says

The reports of exploding Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones have resulted in a massive recall. But for one individual that action may have come to late, and now he’s filing a lawsuit.

According to a report from Reuters, the lawsuit was filed on Friday by Jonathan Strobel, a Boca Raton, Florida user who says he sustained injuries on Sept. 9 after the Galaxy Note7 allegedly exploded in his front pocket.

In addition to the leg injury, Strobel claims that the smartphone burned his thumb when he tried to remove it from his pants. Strobel’s lawyer claims that his client suffered a second-degree burn on his leg and, as a result, the plaintiff is seeking unspecified damages for “medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering.” …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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