Brit dad sues Nokia for up to £1million claiming using his mobile phone caused his brain tumour
dinsdag, 15 mei 2018 - Categorie: Juridische Informatie
Bron 1: www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/brit-dad-sues-nokia-up-12523446
13 mei 2018
Neil Whitfield, 60, says he developed an acoustic neuroma tumour due to heavy phone use for his job in the late 1990s
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''One expert backing Neil, Dr Erica Mallery-Blythe, cited a study by the American National Toxicology Program, which she said demonstrated “clear evidence” of schwannoma – tumours of nerve sheath – after testing mobile phone radiation on rats.''
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MOBILE PHONES AND CANCER
Bron 2: www.kottgunn.com.au/news/mobile-phones-cancer-part-two/
8 april 2018
Partner Stephen Williams recently published a Legal Update Mobile Phones and Cancer – The Next Asbestos? about an Italian case which created some concern in the telecommunications and health industries.
A more recent UK newspaper article by Henry Bodkin has done nothing to assuage those concerns – read The Telegraph article Mobile phone cancer warning as malignant brain tumours double
Apparently a study of brain tumours has shown an increase in a particular kind of tumour, possibly related to the use of mobile phones, with more research being required before any definitive conclusions can be reached.
Until the use of mobile phones is cleared as a cause of cancer, it remains sensible for reasonable precautions to be taken as regards their use.
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