Residents of the San Diego area who recently purchased a new smartphone should take note of a serious product safety defect. According to a recent article in The Washington Post, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices sold over the summer due to the risk of fire and burn injuries. As the article explains, this is Samsung’s “highest-end smartphone,” but it poses significant personal injury risks to consumers. It has already been known to cause a number of fires and related burn injuries.
What is wrong with these devices? How can you determine whether you own one of the recalled products? And what should you do if you currently have one of the recalled Samsung smartphones in your possession? We understand that consumers are likely to have many questions, and we would like to address them to help prevent injuries.
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