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06 January 2018

PORTLAND: Blake Chastain Injured In E-Cigarette Explosion Accident After Device Blew Up In His Mouth


PORTLAND: Blake Chastain Injured In E-cigarette Explosion Accident After Device Blew Up In His Mouth

Blake Chastain Hospitalized After Being Injured From Smoking E-Cigarette That Exploded Inside Of His Mouth; Defective E-Cigarette May Have Caused The Accident; Please Support the Victim By donating to the GO FUND ME PAGE Set Up To Help With His Medical Expenses

PORTLAND, OREGON (January 6, 2018) – A 17-year-old sustained serious injuries to his face and hand after an e-cigarette exploded while he was holding it.

News reporters have been able to identify the teenager that was injured in the e-cigarette explosion accident as Blake Chastain.

Blake Chastain was vaping when his e-cigarette suddenly exploded and caused severe injuries to his left eye, face and hand.

Blake Chastain said the accident happened while he was at work near Redmond. He was taken via medical helicopter to  Oregon Health and Science University in order to receive treatment for his injuries.

A Go FUND ME page has been set up to help with Blake Chastain’s medical expenses and recovery.


Generally speaking, companies that manufacture products have a responsibility to create goods that are reasonably safe. A manufacturer may be negligent in a product’s (1) design, (2) manufacturing and (3) marketing. With respect to e-cigarettes, the low quality batteries that are used to power vaporizers can be prone to become dangerously over or undercharged. Moreover, the manufacturers and stores that are distributing e-cigarettes are not doing an adequate job of making consumers aware of all of the risks of smoking from these devices. Any person that is injured by an e-cigarette may have the ability to file a claim for damages.

Our staff at Lipsig Lawyers were deeply concerned to learn about the tragic e-cigarette explosion that injured Blake Chastain. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the victim and his family as he continues to recover from his injuries. We encourage everyone to donate to the GO FUND ME page that has been set up for Blake’s recovery. No one should ever have to go through something so horrific.

If you or someone that you love has been injured in an e-cigarette explosion accident, you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced product liability attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We are the preeminent e-cigarette explosion law firm and represent clients nationwide. Whether you just have questions about your rights or are looking to hire an attorney, you can always reach out to us if you need help (646) 846-4496.