Samsung claims that its exploding phones have not actually caused any injuries, but it is not entirely clear if that claim is accurate. Reports of exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones have rolled in from California and elsewhere in America, some of which include extensive property damage. One man claims that his vehicle was set ablaze when his Samsung smartphone exploded. Whether bodily injury, property damage or both are involved, product liability suits are often the most effective approach to achieving compensation from seriously defective products.
The exploding phones have been blamed on what Samsung describes as a rare error during the manufacturing process. However, although it has acknowledged the very real danger posed by its exploding phones, the company chose to handle the recall on its own rather than utilizing official routes with the U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commission. Some believe that this self-driven recall has limited its reach, leaving many consumers out of the loop in regard to product safety.