Cell Phone Lawsuits Reinstated

According to the latest federal court ruling, cell phone manufacturers could now be sued in state courts for health and safety issues regarding use of the cell phone. This spells bad news for the cell phone industry, who’d rather deal with the federal court than with lawsuits in 50 different state courts.

This ruling reinstated five lawsuits claiming that the cell phone industry has failed to protect consumers from unsafe levels of radiation. Among the plaintiffs’ claims were that the industry’s actions violated various state laws on consumer protection, product liability, implied warranty, negligence, fraud and civil conspiracy.

You can read the full report here: Cell Phone Safety Lawsuits Revived. This is something that definitely needs to be kept an eye on.