Samsung announced a recall today of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after reports of at least 35 of the phones catching fire while charging. Samsung reported that it “conducted a thorough investigation and found a battery cell issue.”
Sales of the Galaxy Note 7 have been suspended, and the recall affects 2.5 million smartphones worldwide. Samsung has announced that within the next several weeks it will offer customers a new product for free to replace all the 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s that have been sold. Samsung noted that in the meantime, consumers worried about their batteries should contact their nearest Samsung service center.If you own a Galaxy Note 7 smartphone that has caught fire while charging, contact the personal injury lawyers of Cunningham Bounds. Our Mobile, Alabama attorneys have successfully handled hundreds of cases involving defective or dangerously designed products. Call us at 251-471-6191 for a free evaluation of your potential case.