The potential biological hazards of using cell phones took center stage Monday as a plaintiffs lawyer urged the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to revive a Pennsylvania class action that says manufacturers must be ordered to provide a headset with every phone as a safety device. Attorney Kenneth A. Jacobsen argued that a lower court judge erred in tossing out the suit on the grounds that it would interfere with the FCC, which has exclusive authority to regulate the radio frequency or RF emission of cell phones.
3rd Circuit Urged to Revive Class Action Requiring Cell Phone Headsets
The Legal Intelligencer
April 20, 2010