A lawsuit in New York revealed that a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could have burned down inside a woman’s purse, making it the first case for device generation. The name of Samsung Note will be remembered for a long time for a simple reason. The Note 7 series used to catch fire, which led to numerous lawsuits and several accidents. The situation was so bad that Samsung had to put an end to all that line, and move on to the next project. People took a while to trust Samsung again, after the Note 7 debacle and things got back on track. Now it seems that a new Note 9 could have burned down in New York, bringing back all the problems for the company.
A lawsuit filed in New York reveals that a real estate agent, Diane Chung, was using her new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 on September 3 and began to notice that it was getting too hot. When she realized it, she stopped using it and placed it in her purse. Soon after, he noticed that the phone was emitting strange sounds and then smoke started coming out of the same bag. The woman emptied the contents of the bag in an elevator, but the fire did not stop. Another person picked up the device with a cloth and tossed it into a bucket of water. Nobody was hurt, but the reality is that we have a demand against Samsung.
Samsung is again in the spotlight
For now, the incident is in court, which means that it has not yet been determined exactly what happened. Usually, this type of information is revealed long before you go to trial; but not now, especially since it would be the first Note 9 to catch fire.
As expected, Samsung implemented some very serious measures to ensure that it does not happen again. The problem is that it is almost impossible to rule out this type of accident. Batteries for high-end devices are getting bigger and more powerful, so it’s not surprising that they can catch fire. Luckily, it does not happen as often and practically all the big companies had to suffer a similar incident, including Apple, Google, etc. Samsung still has to respond to the case, but since it is in court it may not want to address the issue in the short term.
(Source: New York Post)