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Does vaping cause lung inflammation? Vaping mice point to yes - Levin Simes Abrams vape lawyer

Mice Study: Lung Damage From Vaping Flavored E-Juice is Worse Than Cigarettes

  Lung Damage From Vaping in Mice The e-cigarette industry adamantly promotes vaping as a safe alternative to smoking regular cigarettes.   Not true, according to a study published in the American Journal of Physiology, Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  The study used mice to compare the relative damage to lungs when exposed to regular cigarettes, e-juice… Read More

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Doctors Report Vaping as Cause of Teen’s Respiratory Failure and Wet Lung

An adolescent, previously healthy woman went to the Emergency Room complaining of several days of cough, chest pain and increasing difficulty breathing. The patient was admitted to the pediatric ICU and put on antibiotics, but her condition quickly worsened.  She went into respiratory failure and was intubated with a breathing tube.  She was placed on… Read More

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Man Killed By Exploding Vape Mod in Florida

Death from Battery Explosion A 38 year old man from St. Petersburg, Florida was killed when a vape mod device exploded in his face. The official cause of death was a projectile wound to the head. This is the first death in the U.S. directly attributed to the force of a vape battery explosion.  Exploding… Read More

5 tips to avoid vape battery explosions (FDA)

Vuse Vibe Vape by R.J. Reynolds Vapor Recalled for Fire Risk

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company initiated a voluntary recall of Vuse Vibe power units, recalling the battery portion of all Vuse Vibe vape devices. The recall followed consumer complaints of power devices overheating which can create a risk for fire or injury. The recall covers all 2.6 million Vuse Vibe devices sold. Recall Instructions: Stop using your Vuse Vibe Unscrew… Read More

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E-Cig Vape Bursts in Woman’s Lap, Leaps From Truck on Fire [Video]

Phoenix, AZ: A woman was driving down the street when her e-cip vape exploded in her lap. The exploding battery caught her clothes on fire, continued to explode and spark as the battery continued to burn, and she leaped from her moving truck to escape. “Suddenly, what felt like fireworks and looked like fireworks started to… Read More

E-Cig Sales and Explosions

Growing Vape Explosions Match Growth in US E-Cig Sales

Vape and e-cig devices powered by 18650 and other Li-on batteries are growing as a market in the United States. If you’ve read the news you’ve also seen stories about vape battery explosions and injuries, and lawsuits against manufacturers and sellers of e-cig devices due to the serious injuries. As seen in the US Fire… Read More

US Fire Administration New Report on E-Cig Vape Battery Safety

The U.S. Fire Administration, under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has issued a new report titled “Electronic Cigarette Fires and Explosions in the United States 2009-2016”. The key points from the report: Combining e-cig and vape devices with lithium-ion batteries (li-on batteries) is new and hazardous. Fires or explosions caused by the batteries used… Read More

E-Cig Battery Lawsuit - Levin Simes Abrams E-Cig Battery Explosion Lawyers

Surgeon’s Case Report: Rise in Burns from Vape Battery Explosions

A case report in the May edition of the medical journal Burns notes that failing lithium-ion batteries are responsible for the uptick in new cases of battery explosion burns.  Batteries stored in e-cig or vape mod devices can suffer from a run-away chemical reaction and explode. The case report is titled “Canary in the coal mine—Initial… Read More