Samsung's highly spying and apparently refractory Galaxy Note 9 mobile phone spontaneously burned in a Long Island women's bag, she charges in a lawsuit.
In what may be the first report to a note 9 that burns, real estate agent Diane Chung is legally claiming a revocation of the South Korean company's disaster in 2016 with Galaxy Note 7, as suggested so often, Samsung had to dump 2.5 million units .
Note 9, offered for about $ 1,000, should not have that problem, Samsung officials said before their 24th release on August 24th.
"The battery in the Galaxy Note 9 is safer than ever, users do not have to worry about the batteries anymore," said CEO Koh Dong-jin.
Another Samsung exec, Kate Beaumont, Product Planning Director, said that the company now had a multi-stage battery safety check "in place and note 9 would" certainly not "take fire.
But after midnight September 3, Chung was in the elevator of a Bayside building when her brand new phone became "extremely hot", according to court papers.
She stopped using the phone and put it in the bag. Suddenly, "she heard a whistling and screeching sound, and she noticed thick smoke" retrieving from her purse, "she said.
Chung put the bag on the elevator floor and tried to drain it, burned her fingers when she caught the smoke Samsung, the color says.
Captured alone in the elevator and "extremely panicked", Chung left the phone and began to smash heaps, the thick smoke makes it hard to see.
She reached the lobby and kicked the sizzling phone out of the elevator.
The mobile did not stop burning to a good samaritan grabbed it with a cloth and plunked it in a bucket of water, Chung claims in the supreme court of the Queens Supreme Court.
The fire left her Can not contact clients and destroy everything in the bag, Chung claims, who called the experience "traumatic".
Samsung should have known that the phone was "defective", Chung, who wants unspecified injuries and a restraining order that blocks the sale of any Galaxy Note 9s.
Samsung, which did not respond to requests for comment, had attached note 7's exploding batteries to production problems.