Adding to Samsung’s woes over Galaxy Note 7, a man from Florida has sued the South Korean company after a Note 7 device exploded in his pocket while at work in Palm Beach Gardens.
Jonathan Strobel suffered severe and “deep second-degree burns” on his right thigh and thumb when the phone exploded, West Palm Beach News – Breaking News, Local Headlines & Weather reported on Monday.
The lawsuit has asked for $15,000 in compensatory damages from.
Strobel later received an email from the company, requesting him to surrender Note 7.
“Samsung is a big corporation and they control the information that’s put out. They obviously knew what was wrong (with the phone). Unfortunately for Strobel, it was too late for the mandatory recall, Strobel’s lawyer was quoted as saying.