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[Florida, Nevada] Naples man injured by possible e-cig explosion

Hildreth is a Las Vegas burn unit, barely able to move. He should be home in Florida with his kids. Over the weekend his life changed in an instant. "To turn around and see that happening is your worst nightmare... There's nothing that can prepare yours
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Apr 17, 2017 17:33
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[Arizona] EXPERT: Mishandling electronic cigarettes makes them more prone to explosions

a spokesperson for Butt Out, a store that sells vaporizer products in Tempe, said explosions are typically due to “user error.” Manager Eli Kaczka e-cigarette batteries can catch fire if they’re mishandled. He explained that the shop warns all of its cus
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Apr 17, 2017 14:19
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[Virginia] Police: Driver crashes car after E-cigarette explodes in her lap

A driver's exploding e-cigarette caused a crash in Tempe Tuesday, according to Tempe police. A police spokesperson said a woman was leaving a driveway onto Southern Avenue near Dorsey Lane when her e-cigarette exploded in her lap, catching fire.
WVEC-TV 13 (Norfolk, VA)
added Apr 16, 2017 20:06
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Navy Tells Sailors To Leave The E-Cigarette On Shore

After a series of "mishaps," the Navy says it will no longer allow sailors to bring electronic cigarettes onto its ships, submarines, aircraft, boats, craft and heavy equipment. "The prohibition applies to Sailors, Marines, Military Sealift Command civi
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:45
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Navy Suspends Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) on Ships, Subs, Aircraft

The prohibition applies to Sailors, Marines, Military Sealift Command civilians and any personnel working on or visiting those units. The Fleet commanders implemented this policy to protect the safety and welfare of Sailors and to protect the ships, su
U.S. Navy.mil
added Apr 14, 2017 22:45
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Navy banning e-cigarettes from ships and aircraft over exploding battery concerns

The Navy is banning electronic cigarettes and vaporizers from its aircraft, ships and submarines after receiving multiple reports of the devices' batteries exploding, catching fire and injuring sailors, it announced Friday. The malfunctioning devices ha
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Apr 14, 2017 22:44
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UPCOMING FDA HEARING WILL ADDRESS EXPLODING E-CIGARETTE PROBLEMS

FDA and the Center for Tobacco Products (CPT) will hold a two day long public workshop on April 19 and April 20, 2017. This workshop, which will be open for the public to attend, will examine the exploding e-cigarette problems reported by consumers, incl
Top Class Actions
added Apr 13, 2017 17:15
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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
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[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
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[Minnesota] VAPE EXPLOSION LAWYER

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
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