After a 6 day trial in Riverside Superior Court, a jury awarded Jennifer Ries $1.885 million after an e-cigarette product exploded while charging, causing severe physical burns and a lifetime of emotional scars.
Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP represents dozens of consumers severely injured in e-cigarette explosions. The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article discussing the increased litigation over malfunctioning e-cigarettes.
SBE was retained to represent a man who lost his left eye due to an e-cigarette explosion. Joseph Cavins was vaping while working at his computer and after setting the device down on the desk next to him it exploded and sent shrapnel into his face and throughout the room.
On March 7, 2016, Abelino Cordova-Cuevas was killed by Stockton police officers in one of the most recent instances of questionable police killings in the United States. Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP held a press conference to discuss the incident and a records request he made on behalf of the slain man’s family.