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Faulty E-Cig Burns Compensation


tsminilogoFewer and fewer people are smoking cigarettes in the UK, but the number of people using e-cigarettes has sky-rocketed. E-cigs offer a range of benefits over cigarettes, including the ability to vape indoors. Unfortunately, as so many e-cigarettes are being produced and used daily, there is an increasing amount which are faulty. In the very worst cases, an e-cigarette can actually explode or become super-heated. This can lead to faulty e-cig burns, which can be painful. In some cases, these injuries can cause long-term scarring and other issues. There are even reported instances of an exploding e-cigarette resulting in the death of the user.

If you’ve been injured by faulty e-cig burns, get in touch with our team today. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to people across the UK. We can help you to make successful personal injury claims against the person, retail outlet or manufacturer responsible for your injuries. Whether you’ve suffered minor or severe e-cig burns, our team are here for you. We will help you to get the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to.

Over the years, our experienced team have delivered a complete range of no-win, no-fee personal injury claims. Our team of legal experts can work with you to help you understand if you have a viable claim for compensation. The money you receive could be essential in moving on with your life, whether you’ve suffered a short-term or long-term injury. In some cases, the psychological injuries that you could suffer are just as damaging as any physical burn. If you’ve suffered any faulty e-cig burns in the UK, get in touch with our team today.

What are Faulty E-Cig Burns?

An e-cigarette can cause serious injuries, including faulty e-cig burns, to the user and anyone nearby. These burns can be extremely serious, resulting in chronic pain and permanent cosmetic damage. Many people feel they need to undergo plastic surgery in order to resolve the scarring. In some cases, this works, but many people are left too seriously scarred to ever fully restore their appearance.
In addition to exploding e-cigs, there is also the risk of other fires developing due to electrical faults. This can occur when the electronic cigarette is plugged in and charging. If you leave your e-cig plugged in overnight, the chance of an electronic failure occurring is increased. This can easily cause fires to start, or the cigarette to explode.

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can help you to get the compensation that you need to move on with your life. You will be able to make a direct claim against the manufacturers and retailers of this electronic equipment. We can help you to make a complete range of no-win, no-fee personal injuries against the person or company responsible for your injuries. For more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today. Our legal experts have more than 10 years’ experience in helping our clients to make personal injury compensation claims.

Common Questions Regarding Faulty E-Cig Burns Compensation in the UK:

How Much Compensation Could I Receive for Faulty E-Cig Burns in the UK?

The level of personal injury compensation that you will be able to claim depends on the severity of your injuries. The more serious your burns, the more compensation you will be entitled to. As such, the level of money you can receive is tied to the pain and suffering you have been forced to undergo, and the long-term health concerns you will be left with.

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can help you to make successful personal injury claims against anyone responsible for your injuries. Some of the factors that will be taken into consideration include:

  • Level of Personal Suffering.
  • Long-Term Impacts of the Faulty E-Cig Burns.
  • Loss of Wages, or Potential Wages.
  • Cosmetic Damage Requiring Plastic Surgery.
  • Repair or Replacement of Damaged or Faulty Property.

Every case is different. As such, you need to get in touch with our team for a more accurate quote of your potential compensation.

Faulty E-Cigarette Burns Compensation Amounts:

Type of Faulty E-Cigarette Injury DescriptionAmount of Compensation
Minor to Moderate Facial InjuriesThis includes minor and moderate burns caused by the faulty e-cigarette exploding. It is also possible for the material of the vaporiser to cause scarring as it is carried away by the explosion.£1,360 to £42,460
Serious Facial Injuries, Including Burns and ScarsIf the faulty e-cig causes serious facial injuries, including serious burns and scarring, you will be entitled to compensation. These injuries can have a long-term impact on your life and, as such, may require regular treatment or extensive plastic surgery.£23,740 to £85,340.
Minor to Severe Scarring of the BodyThis will depend on the severity of your injuries, in addition to their location and visibility. This can include injuries resulting from laceration due to exploding materials and minor to serious burns across your body.£6,240 to £91,910
Psychological TraumaAn explosion occurring so immediately, and often so close to your face or body, can leave you with serious psychological trauma. These mental health conditions can include anxiety and depression. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is also possible.£18,450 to £88,270.

As with any kind of personal injury case, your claim will be completely unique. The above is a good way of understanding the ballpark number of compensation you could receive. However, for more information or for a more accurate number, get in touch with our no-win, no-fee legal experts today.

What Causes E-Cigarettes to Explode?

Electronic cigarettes will normally explode due to a failure with the lithium battery. These batteries can suffer from ‘thermal runaway’, which means they will overheat. This can release a specific kind of gas which will set alight, causing the e-cig to explode.

What Causes E-Cigarettes to Explode?

Electronic cigarettes will normally explode due to a failure with the lithium battery. These batteries can suffer from ‘thermal runaway’, which means they will overheat. This can release a specific kind of gas which will set alight, causing the e-cig to explode.

What Else Can Go Wrong with E-Cigarettes?

Another kind of electrical failure which vaporisers can suffer from is down to incorrect chargers. These chargers can be too powerful, causing the e-cigarette to overheat. In some case, the e-cig won’t explode, but emit a jet of flame causing serious burns.

What Kinds of E-Cig Injuries are Common in the UK?

Whenever a faulty e-cigarette explodes, it can cause a range of injuries. These can include:

  • Minor to Serious Faulty E-Cig Burns.
  • Lacerations and Bruising.
  • Broken Bones.
  • Broken Teeth.

These injuries can be extremely painful and cause long-term cosmetic damage to the user.

What Kinds of Burns can E-Cig Explosions Cause?

E-cigarettes can cause a range of burns across your face and body. They can cause 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree burns depending on its proximity to your skin. It can burn your skin, hair and anything else it comes into contact with.

Can E-Cigs Burn Your Throat or Tongue?

Electronic cigarettes can cause serious burns to your throat or tongue. If they explode while you are using them, these burns can be incredibly serious. In the worst cases, they can prevent you from being able to eat or drink.

How Common are E-Cigarette Explosion Injuries?

Only a fraction of e-cigarettes are faulty, but if used incorrectly there is the risk that any e-cig can explode. If left to overcharge or overheat, e-cigs can explode.

What Injuries are E-Cigarette Manufacturers and Retailers Responsible For?

Both manufacturers and retailers have a responsibility to ensure that the goods they provide are safe. Any vaporiser which catches fire or explodes through no fault of the user is unsafe. Any injuries caused by a faulty e-cig are the manufacturer’s fault.

Why are E-Cigs so Popular?

Electronic cigarettes are popular for a wide range of reasons. These include:

  • Being Able to Vape Indoors.
  • A Variety of Flavours and Tastes.
  • Easily Transportable and Convenient.
  • Cheap E-Fluid, Making it More Cost-Effective Than Smoking Cigarettes.
Can E-Cigarettes Help Me to Stop Smoking?

One of the reasons e-cigs are so popular is that they can help you to stop smoking. They act as a replacement and can provide a small nicotine burst which is more effective than patches. They also work to occupy your hands.

I Was Injured By Someone Else’s E-Cig, Can I Claim for Compensation?

If you’ve been injured by someone else’s e-cigarette, then you can claim compensation. If the e-cigarette was faulty, you will be able to claim against the manufacturer. Whatever kind of injury you’ve suffered due to the owner’s behaviour, you will be able to claim against them.

Am I Eligible for Faulty E-Cig Burns Compensation in the UK?

If you’ve suffered thanks to faulty e-cig burns, get in touch with our experienced team today. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to suit your needs. Our experienced team can help you to get the compensation you need to move on with your life. Any faulty e-cig injury, from burns to lacerations and broken teeth, can cause long-term physical concerns and psychological conditions.

Our team of no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to get the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to. Whatever kind of injury you’ve suffered, so long as it wasn’t your fault, we can help you.

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Get in Touch with Tylers Solicitors for Faulty E-Cig Burns Compensation in the UK

If you’ve suffered any kind of injury due to a faulty electronic cigarette, get in touch with Tylers today. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to get the compensation you need to move on with your life. Whether you’ve suffered lacerations, broken bones/teeth, 1st, 2nd or 3rd degree burns, get in touch with our team today. We can even help you to claim for long-term psychological damage following the injury, including depression and anxiety.

For more information on our wide range of legal services, don’t hesitate to get in touch today. With more than 10 years’ experience, we can help you to get the compensation that you need following faulty e-cig burns and injuries. You can reach our experienced team today by calling us directly on 0800 699 079. You can also send any questions or concerns you might have through our online contact form. Just leave us your contact information and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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