US Asked To Weigh In On Cellphone Radiation Suit

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 12:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court asked the solicitor general Tuesday to weigh in on whether reviving a putative class action accusing several cellphone providers of failing to shield users from allegedly hazardous radio frequency emissions would undermine federal regulatory responsibilities.

In a one-sentence order, the high court — which is still deciding whether to take up plaintiff Francis Farina’s Feb. 22 petition for review — invited acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal Kumar Katyal to file a brief expressing the federal government’s views on the suit, which claims...
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