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Samsung Recalls 663,000 Top-Load Washers for Fire Hazard

Samsung Recalls 663,000 Top-Load Washers for Fire Hazard

Samsung recalled 663,000 top-loading washing machines after 51 reports of short-circuiting, overheating, smoking, fires, property damage, and smoke inhalation injuries.

/ January 10, 2023
Samsung J7 Phone Explodes on Jet Airways Flight

Samsung J7 Phone Explodes on Jet Airways Flight

It was a close call for nearly 120 people on board a Jet Airways airplane when a Samsung J7 mobile phone exploded mid-flight in India. The airplane landed safely after the crew put out the fire.

/ October 25, 2017

Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note 4 Batteries for Overheating

More bad news for Samsung’s troubled line of Galaxy Note smartphones: More than 10,000 refurbished batteries for the Note 4 are being recalled over a risk of overheating, which may lead to fires and/or burn injuries.

/ August 17, 2017

Samsung Finally Reveals Cause of Galaxy Note 7 Fires

Samsung Electronics has officially announced what everyone familiar with the problem already knew: that defective batteries caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire and explode.

/ January 24, 2017

New Model Samsung Smartphone Reported to Catch Fire, Explode

Samsung may have yet another exploding smartphone on its hands, as a mother in France reported Monday that her Galaxy J5 swelled up, caught fire and exploded shortly after she had taken the device from her 4-year-old son.

/ November 8, 2016
Class action lawyer for Samsung washing machine explosion injuries.

Samsung Recalls Washing Machines for Explosion Risk

Samsung has recalled 3 million top-loading washing machines because they can blow apart and severely injure anyone nearby.

/ November 4, 2016

Samsung Note 7 Buyers File Class Action Lawsuit in South Korea

In what may be the first of many class action lawsuits filed over the scrapped Note 7 smartphone in South Korea, at least 527 plaintiffs are demanding that Samsung pay them 500,000 won (about $440) each amid reports of the...

/ October 24, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Banned on Flights in U.S., Europe and Asia

At least eight international airlines are prohibiting Samsung Note 7 smartphones on their flights over concerns that the devices can overheat, catch fire and even explode. The ban means that travelers will also be unable to carry the phones in...

/ October 17, 2016

Samsung Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7 Following Reports of Fires with Replacement Phones

Samsung announced yesterday that it is temporarily discontinuing production of its Galaxy Note 7 replacement phones amid reports that a number of the devices had caught fire.

/ October 10, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recalled

Samsung recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after 35 reports of batteries spontaneously exploding into flames, causing severe burn injuries and property damage.

/ September 15, 2016