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Tesla battery explosions can be caused by defective batteries. A large majority of American consumer products, such as Tesla, E-Cigs, Iphones use lithium-ion batteries. Tesla operates using lithium-ion batteries and most tech products contain lithium-ion batteries. Surprisingly, lithium-ion batteries can even cause Tesla explosions. Other consumer products that contain lithium-ion batteries, include: watches, calculators, e-cigarettes, carry-on baggage, and smart cars. Lithium-ion batteries are powerful and Tesla vehicles contain a lithium-ion battery strong enough to power a vehicle for several hundred miles. Unfortunately, defective lithium-ion batteries can explode and cause severe and permanent injuries to consumers.

Defective lithium-ion batteries may cause extreme damage when the battery explodes in close proximity to the consumer’s face. Many consumer products contain high powered lithium-ion batteries and consumer injuries may increase.

Lithium Ion Batteries

As discussed above, lithium-ion powered consumer products control our consumer markets. Most electronic devices contain lithium-ion batteries, including: laptops, computers, cell phones, tablets, e-cigarettes, hover boards, carry-on baggage, and smart cars. Lithium batteries are much more powerful than conventional batteries.

Lithium-ion batteries can charge quickly and maintain a charge for a longer period of time. Additionally, lithium-ion batteries are rechargeable and may even have a portal to recharge the device and because lithium-ion batteries can store more energy at a higher efficiency, lithium-ion batteries will continue to expand into other products.

Tesla Injury Caused By Lithium-Ion Explosions

Given the proximity of lithium-ion batteries to our body, an explosion or fire can cause severe injuries, including: Tesla explosion or fire, cell phones and e-cigarettes are kept in our pockets and held close to our face, and laptops and tablets are commonly used while touching a consumer’s body. The blast radius and fire temperature of a Tesla lithium-ion explosion near your face could cause severe injuries, including: facial damage, teeth loss, loss of eyesight, tissue injuries, and hand and finger injuries.

Moreover, if a lithium-ion battery explodes while in your pocket, you may experience second-degree and third-degree burns, which may require a skin graft. Lithium-ion explosions may also lead to pain, disfigurement, scarring, and emotional distress.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do lithium-ion batteries work?

Like most advanced technology, lithium-ion batteries produce stored energy through a chemical reaction. The lithium-ion battery contains two electrodes, allowing for energy to enter and exit the battery. One the two electrodes called the anode, is packed with negatively charged ions. The other electrode referred to as the cathode, contains positively charged ions and lithium. When a lithium-ion battery is in use, the lithium moves from the cathode to the anode. Simply put, its during this process that your lithium-ion battery charges your product. Once fully charged, the lithium returns to the cathode.

What causes lithium-ion batteries to catch fire or explode?

Lithium-ion batteries contain a separator to prevent the two electrodes (anode and cathode) from touching. If the anode and cathode touch, an explosion or fire may occur. As a result, the user may suffer injuries.

If an anode or cathode touch, it may be due to a manufacturing defect. Manufacturing defects may cause problems during or after charging. Overheating is a common cause for explosions. Typically, if your phone’s temperature increases, your phone will shut down until it cools down. If you have an Iphone, your screen displays a warning before it shuts down.

Lithium-ion explosions may be linked to low quality parts. Manufacturers want to cut costs and save money. Sometimes, a manufacturer puts its profit over consumer safety and consumer injuries occur. Other lithium-ion explosions and fires are caused during production when unwanted scraps of metal accidentally end up within a lithium-ion battery and the scrap metal causes a short cell of the battery. A short cell can lead to an explosion.

Who is liable after a lithium-ion explosion?

Fortunately, the U.S. has a broad range of consumer laws and regulatory statutes that protect consumers from deadly products and careless manufacturers. Unfortunately, a few bad products will inevitably sneak through the cracks and end up with consumers. Manufacturers, retailers, and distributers, may be liable when injuries occur as a result of defective products. etc.

What types of damages can you recover?

After you sustain a Tesla injury, you may be able to seek compensation for your injuries, including:

    • Past medical expenses
    • Future medical expenses
    • Lost Wages
    • Permanent injuries
    • Rehabilitation
    • Emotional distress
    • Pain and suffering
    • Punitive damages (if applicable)
    • Other damages

*The value of your claim will depend on the extent of your injuries and damages.

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