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July 5, 2016: More Vape Users File Exploding E-Cigarette Lawsuit

Exploding E-Cigarette Lawsuit

In multiple disturbing cases, e-cigarettes have been found to explode and cause injury to its user. Now those users are holding e-cigarette manufacturers accountable by filing several lawsuits in New York, Florida, and California, among other states. Some companies involved in these lawsuits include the Chinese companies Sigelei, iPV Technology Co., and Kangertech.

Contact the Weinberg Law Firm for Exploding E-Cigarette Injury Lawsuit Help

The Weinberg Law Firm is now investigating cases of a potential Exploding E-Cigarette Lawsuit. If you or a loved one has been injured by defective e-cigarette or e-cigarette charger and have a question regarding your legal rights, please call The Weinberg Law Firm toll free at 877-934-6274, or submit our easy-to use Consumer Product Lawsuit Evaluation Form found on this page.

Cases of Exploding E-cigarette Injury

  • In November 2015, a man’s e-cigarette exploded near his face, injuring his left index finger and requiring surgery on his tongue.
  • In February 2016, a woman suffered burns and dental damage after battery acid spilled across her body after her e-cigarette exploded.
  • That same month, a Kentucky man experienced severe burns on his right thigh after an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket.

These explosions are often connected to the lithium ion batteries that power many e-cigarettes.


On May 5, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a news release declaring the initiation of new regulations over the e-cigarette, cigar, and hookah markets. This new release announces that e-cigarettes will from that point onward be subject to the same authority granted over traditional cigarettes detailed in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009.

One new regulation includes: no tobacco products to be sold to persons under the age of 18 years (both in person and online). Additionally, this law will be enforced by requiring age verification by photo ID at the time of purchase. These rules will be applied by August 5, 2016.

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