Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Recalled Due to Battery Fires and Explosions

Samsung is recalling millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphone because defective lithium batteries may catch fire or explode.  There have been 35 reported incidents to date from around the world.  Samsung’s recent press release states: “In response to recently reported cases of the new Galaxy Note 7, we conducted a thorough investigation and found a battery cell issue.”

What You Can Do

Owners can exchange their phones through their phone carrier plus get a $25 gift card or credit toward their phone bill.  The trade-ins can also be done at a Samsung store where the phone was purchased, or by calling 1-800-SAMSUNG.
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Wayne Hogan

Wayne Hogan

Wayne Hogan, a Jacksonville native, has been with the firm since 1977. He graduated from Florida State University, where he received both his bachelor’s and J.D. degrees. He specializes in all areas of personal injury law. In addition to participating in many professional associations, he and his wife, Pat, are also actively involved in the community.