Illinois Lawsuit Filed for Flaming Phone

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Power Rogers & Smith, LLP attorney Devon C. Bruce filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Case no: 16-cv-50313 Taylor v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., after flames allegedly shot out of his client's Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and caused serious burns.

Michael Taylor's burned bed

Michael Taylor's bed after the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 allegedly started shooting off flames.

On October 4, 2016, Attorney Devon C. Bruce of the law firm of Power Rogers & Smith, LLP, filed a lawsuit in the Northern District of Illinois against Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. arising out of an incident in which flames allegedly shot out of a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone.

The Plaintiff, Michael Taylor, a resident of Rockton, Illinois, had been using a recently purchased Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone on August 15, 2016. According to Case no: 16-cv-50313 Taylor v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Mr. Taylor went to sleep and was awoken the next morning by flames allegedly shooting out of the Samsung phone.

The flames allegedly coming from the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone caused serious injuries to Mr. Taylor including 1st, 2nd, and possibly 3rd degree burns to Mr. Taylor’s legs According to Taylor v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc. .

The lawsuit seeks monetary damages for the alleged pain, suffering, and scarring Mr. Taylor has suffered, as well as the economic loss arising from this tragedy. Mr. Taylor is also represented by Attorney Jan Ohlander of Reno & Zahm, LLP in Rockford, Illinois.

If you have information regarding flames emitting from a Samsung telephone, please contact Mr. Bruce at dbruce@prslaw.com.

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