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One Year Later E-Cigarette Victim Still Treating Burns

E-cigarette explosions not only cause devastating thermal burns, but also chemical burns from the lithium batteries. The chemicals sometimes damage multiple layers of the skin because they continue to “burn” long after skin exposure. Becker suffered thir
National Law Review
added Apr 12, 2017 20:42

[Georgia] Dude Sues Over Getting Hit With A Skateboard During HELLYEAH At Mayhem Fest

Dugas was struck in the back of the head with one of the skateboards given out by the anti-smoking group Truth and "became dazed and confused upon being hit in the head and went in and out of consciousness," according to the lawsuit reported in the Atlant
Metal Injection
added Apr 12, 2017 20:35


If you were seriously burned by an exploding e-cigarette (also, personal vaporizer or “vape”), you may have a claim against the manufacturers of the vape device and battery, and possibly others. This means you can sue for money damages, which should incl
Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
added Apr 12, 2017 14:55

[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Queens man badly burned in e-cigarette explosion files suit against manufacturers

It’s been four months after Otis Gooding’s Wismec Reuleaux RC200 vape instrument blew up while he was at work at the Central Cellar wine shop in Grand Central...Gooding’s attorney Sanford Rubenstein filed a lawsuit in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Wednesday
New York Daily News
added Apr 12, 2017 14:51

[Iran, Mid-east] VIDEO: This is why you should quit smoking! Shocking moment footpath EXPLODES in man's face after he throws cigarette butt down an underground sewer

A man has miraculously escaped death after throwing a cigarette butt down a sewer (pictured) only for it to cause an enormous explosion that sent him flying backwards in Tehran, Iran
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:37
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[UK] 'Smoking in areas like these need to be banned' - Mercury readers react to Bradgate Park fire

Mercury readers have called for smoking to be banned in Bradgate Park after a discarded cigarette caused a blaze at the popular beauty spot. Around 100 square metres of scrubland was destroyed in the fire on Saturday afternoon.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 22:03

[UK] 'Cigarette' fire devastates Bradgate Park in Leicestershire

A discarded cigarette butt could have caused a fire which "devastated" a country park, its owners have said. The blaze destroyed about 1,000 sq m of scrubland at Bradgate Park, in Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, at about 16:45 BST on Saturday.
BBC Online
added Apr 10, 2017 16:32
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[UK] Discarded cigarette destroys 1,000 sq m of wildlife habitat in Bradgate Park blaze

Only the quick-thinking of park rangers and the swift response of firefighters is credited with preventing the incident being much worse.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:29

[UK] VIDEO: Dying for a smoke? Driver is spotted rolling up a cigarette while driving at 60mph down a motorway

A lift engineer, who asked to remain anonymous, caught the footage while driving home with a colleague on the M20 southbound near Maidstone last week. The footage shows the smoker taking so much 'time and effort' to roll the cigarette that he fails to n
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:17

E-Cigarettes: Firebombs In Your Face

Lawsuits are being filed against the manufacturers of e-cigarettes because the lithium-ion batteries in the devices have been known to explode during normal operation and during the charging of the batteries, causing severe burns to users and property da
Ring Of Fire Network
added Apr 10, 2017 16:03
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