The burns on McDow’s hand and left leg kept him in the Grady Burn Center for two weeks.
Now, he faces nine months of recovery and plans to sue the battery maker, a company that hasn’t yet responded to requests for their side of the story.
Money isn’t motivating his lawsuit, McDow told Channel 2. Instead, he wants warnings on the batteries and devices that use them.
“This has to stop at some point, you know, a battery is not worth this,” McDow said. “A battery is not worth a human life. It’s not.”
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