iPhone X Exploded: Australian man sues Apple for second-degree burns

iPhone X Exploded: Australian man sues Apple for second-degree burns

An iPhone X allegedly exploded in the pocket of an Australian man that caused him second-degree burns. Thus, he is now suing Apple for the incident, which took place in 2019.

The Australian man has claimed that he reported the issue (explosion of iPhone X) to Apple the company did not respond, according to local media reports.

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An iPhone X exploded in pocket of Australian man that caused him second-degree burns after which he sued Apple.

Meanwhile, he wanted to get compensated for the same and the loss he faced due to the alleged burning of his iPhone X. Likewise, a complaint has been filed with the County Court in Australia while Apple is investigating the complaint.

In 2019, a year-old iPhone X of Melbourne-based Scientist Robert De Rose allegedly exploded in his pocket when he in his office.

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An iPhone X exploded in pocket of Australian man that caused him second-degree burns after which he sued Apple.

He said that he heard a faint pop sound after which there was a fizz. Later, he felt pain in his right leg, thus, he immediately jumped up and realised it was his phone.

The explosion caused second-degree burns to his thigh and burnt the pocket of his pants.

An iPhone X exploded in pocket of Australian man that caused him second-degree burns after which he sued Apple.

Similarly, De Rose reported the incident to Apple but there was no response. Then, he decided to file the lawsuit seeking compensation. De Rose also warned other iPhone users of the potential danger.

In a similar incident, a 10-month-old iPhone X had allegedly exploded in November 2018. A user was in the process of installing a software update in the city of Federal Way, Washington in the United States, when the incident took place.

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-PTC News