F&A injury lawyers file lawsuit against Swagway in hoverboard fire injury matter
A summons and verified complaint was filed on Wednesday February 24, 2016 in Supreme Court of the State of New York Richmond County by Frekhtman & Associates and Joseph Santoli, Esq. The case involves a Swagway X1 hoverboard purchased at Modell’s Sporting Goods. It burst into flames causing smoke inhalation and other pulmonary injuries to an infant. The plaintiffs also allege property damages from the defective device.
The safety certificate on the device was counterfeit. Underwriter’s Laboratories (“UL”) has not actually certified it. There have been 52 similar fires across the country and retailer including Amazon have pulled it from their website and issued refunds.
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