Cellphone Radiation Plaintiffs: Can You Hear Us Now?
July 13, 2011, 1:28 PM EDT
Law360, New York (July 13, 2011, 1:28 PM EDT) -- The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization, recently classified radio frequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMFs) as “possibly carcinogenic to humans.” This places cellular telephone radio waves in the same category as exhaust from gasoline engines, welding fumes, dry cleaning chemicals and over 200 other agents.
But this category also includes such everyday items as pickled vegetables and coffee. Is this the scientific development that would-be cellphone plaintiffs have been waiting for? Will it change the outcome of cellphone litigation in...