Product liability attorneys note the July 2015 recall of over 88,000 NVIDIA SHIELD tablet computers throughout the United States and Canada. These NVIDIA recalls are necessary as the lithium-ion battery in the tablets are overheating and posing a fire hazard.
If you have questions about the NVIDIA recall, or if a NVIDIA tablet computer injured you or a loved one, contact Attorney Group for more information regarding your options. We offer free, no obligations consultations. We can help answer your questions, and if you wish to pursue a claim we can connect you with an affiliated product liability lawyer who can assist you throughout the legal process.
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The recall was prompted by four reports of thermal runaway causing batteries to overheat, a potential fire hazard. In two cases, the overheated devices caused floor damage. The tablets in question were made in China and involve the NVIDIA SHIELD model with 8-inch touchscreens. NVIDIA Corp. is instructing consumers to stop using the tablets right away and to contact the company for information on how to receive a free replacement.
The models affected include:
- P 1761
- P 1761W
- P 1761WX
Serial numbers 0410215901781 through 0425214604018 are included in this recall. The computers, manufactured in China, were sold at GameStop stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, GameStop.com, NewEgg.com, TigerDirect.com and other websites from July 2014, through July 2015, for between $300 and $400.
Affected Parties May Be Entitled to Compensation
If a product is determined to be defective and unreasonably dangerous, the manufacturer can be held responsible for injuries caused by the product. Compensation that may be recovered if there are injuries associated with a defective product include:
- Medical expenses incurred
- Pain, mental anguish, and suffering resulting from an injury
- Scarring caused by the injury or medical treatment
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