Surge Protector Fire Hazard Lawsuits

Last Updated on January 11, 2022

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who purchased or owns a surge protector that has caught fire.
What's a Surge Protector?
A surge protector (also known as a surge suppressor) is a device that protects electrical appliances from voltage spikes by limiting or grounding excess voltage.
What's Wrong?
It is believed that some surge protectors are defective and likely to overheat, smoke, melt and/or catch fire even when used properly.
Are Any Particular Models Affected?
Attorneys working with are investigating all models of surge protectors; however, the following surge protector models were reportedly linked to a fire risk: Supco Model SCM150 and Sycom Model SYC 120/240-T2 manufactured by Sycom Surge, Inc. These are often installed by contractors with heating and air conditioning units.

The information submitted on this page will be forwarded to Simmons Hanly Conroy who has sponsored this investigation.

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