Italy's Cellphone Cancer Ruling Supplies Spark To US Suits

Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 9:36 PM EDT) -- Italy's highest court ruled recently that cellphone use caused a man's brain tumor, a landmark holding attorneys say could lend credence to the handful of similar suits in the U.S. and invite a barrage of new claims against cellphone makers and service providers.

The Supreme Court of Cassation on Oct. 12 backed a lower court's finding that, based on the scientific evidence presented, an Italian man's cranial nerve tumor was causally linked to his use of a cellphone for five to six hours a day over...
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