Vape Device Explodes, Causing the Death of Texas Man

Vape Paen Explosion Liability Texas

A Texas man has died after a vaping device exploded in his face.

About the Fatal Vaping Incident

According to CNN, the Texas man passed away from a stroke after a vaping device exploded and tore his carotid artery.

The County Medical Examiner’s office reports that William Brown died in the hospital on January 29th. The report says he died from a cerebral infarction and herniation after debris from the pen tore his left carotid artery.

The incident happened on January 27th in the parking lot of a popular vape shop. The owner of the shop called an ambulance. They report that Brown had visited the shop but not bought anything, instead requested for help with his device.

The CDC reports that one in ten adults have tried an e-cigarette.

E-Cigarette Information and Facts

  • 195 reported e-cigarette related incidents have occurred between 2009 and 2016, according to the US Fire Administration.
  • In another recent incident, a man in St. Petersburg was killed
  • The e-cigarette company JUUL has become very popular with high school students
  • Due to the addictive nature of these products and high nicotine content, it is more likely that you will become addicted to cigarettes.
  • JUUL claims their products are meant to help people quit smoking and have been cracking down on teen use

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