Toshiba Corporation is recalling 10,000 laptop batteries manufactured by Sony after receiving reports of lithium-ion batteries spontaneously catching on fire. The batteries can cause serious injuries if they short-circuit. Users of Toshiba laptops with Sony batteries should stop use immediately, and consult local Toshiba retailers for complimentary replacement.
For more information on this subject, please refer to our section on Defective and Dangerous Products.
Claude A. Wyle is a partner of Choulos Choulos, and Wyle, a San Francisco based law firm dedicated to representing clients who have been injured by the wrongful conduct of individuals, corporations, public entities, and businesses. Mr. Wyle also frequently sits as a Judge Pro Tem for the city and county of San Francisco.