Below is a small subset of the news stories about exploding e-cig and vape mod devices. You can contact Levin Simes Abrams about vape explosions by calling us at 1-888-426-4156 or emailing

June, 2018: North Carolina: Today Show reports on North Carolina father whose vape battery explodes in his pocket, burning his leg, requiring a skin graft, and burning through the floor of his vehicle. The explosion of one battery caught the second on fire, the second battery exploded shooting shrapnel into the man’s face. See the video below:


June 4, 2018: Rockford, Illinois: Woman severely injured in the face by an exploding vape lithium ion battery.

May, 2018: St. Petersburg, Florida: Man killed by projectile after explosion of vape mod.

December, 2017: Pearl City, Oahu, Hawaii: E-cig vape explodes in man’s mouth.

April 2017: Phoenix, Arizona: Women leaps from truck as vape explodes in her lap.

April 18, 2017: Phoenix, Arizona: Puppy chews on vape pen, vape pen explodes.

January 19, 2017: Pocatello, Idaho: Vape Pen Explodes in man’s face, he suffers burns and loses 9 teeth.

January, 2017: New York, New York: Personal Vaporizer explodes in man’s pocket

December 22, 2016: Austin, Texas: E-cigarette exploded in man’s pocket setting his leg on fire.

November 17, 2016: Omaha, Nebraska: Vaporizer Explodes in Man’s Mouth.

September 11, 2016: Old Bridge, New Jersey: E-cig explodes in woman’s purse.

August 1, 2016: Sunset, Utah: Teen Girl injured in e-cigarette explosion

May 7, 2016: Albertville, Alabama: Teen recovering from burns caused by classmates e-cig

April 15, 2016: New York City, New York: 14-year-old boy left blinded after e-cigarette explodes

April 7, 2016: New York City, New York: E-cig explodes like a firecracker

February 24, 2016: Owensboro, Kentucky: E-Cigarette battery explodes, burning man’s leg

February 17, 2016: Utah: Man says he suffered third-degree burns

February 10, 2016: Boulder, Colorado: Colorado teen severely burned in e-cig explosion

February 04, 2016: Houston, Texas: E-cig battery explodes in man’s pocket

January 28, 2016: Sonoma County, California: Windsor teen badly hurt when e-cigarette explodes in his mouth

November 23, 2015: Memphis, Tennessee: E-cigarette explosion breaks Memphis native’s neck

October 27, 2015: Naples, Florida: Florida man in coma after e-cig explodes in his face


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