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Gulfport man claims Samsung vaping battery exploded, caught fire

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When someone switches from cigarettes to e-cigarettes they hope to lead healthier lives. No one expects the change to cause them more harm. Gulfport resident William Switzer began using e-cigarettes in 2013. He believed they were a safe alternative to aid in him quitting cigarettes. On Dec. 2, 2015, an e-cigarette, or vaporizer pen, blew up in his pocket. Switzer suffered second and third-degree burns after both the pen and its battery caught fire. Switzer is now suing all parties…

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