Cell Phone Brain Cancer
BCA Investigating Lawsuits Linking Brain Cancer to Cell Phone Usage
Brent Coon and Associates is now actively investing Cell Phone Lawsuits after new studies have linked cell phone usage to an increased risk of cancer. A study in France is said to confirm that cell phone usage increases the chances of developing brain cancer. Specifically heavy cell phone usage can lead to tumors like Meningiomas and gliomas. The study found that heavy cell phone usage can increase the risk of cancer up to nearly 190%. After this and other studies have been released there have already been Cell Phone Cancer Lawsuits filed all over the country. There have already been evidentiary hearings conducted regarding Cell phone cancer litigation earlier this year. These plaintiffs are alleging that cell phone companies knew of the increased risk of brain cancer from phone use but hid this facts from consumers. Despite the fact that Cell Phone cancer lawsuits have been increasing there has been no Cell Phone Cancer class action formed as of yet.
Studies Link Cell Phones and Cancer
In fact, Dr Dariusz Leszczyynski (a doctor from Finland) has called on the World Health Organization to add cell phones on the carcinogen list. There have also been conflicting studies that say Cell Phones do not increase the risk of cancer. There have been hundreds of studies on this topic over a number of years. The data that links cell phones to cancer has to be collected over a long period of time. Cell phone do emit a radio frequency energy which is absorbed into the tissue closest to where the phone is held. There have also been studies which may ultimately link cell phone use to other fatal cancers including breast cancer. Some of more common types of cancer that may be caused by cell phone usage include: Glioma, Meningioma, Acoustic Neuroma, Anaplastic Astrocytoma and Parotid Gland Tumor (PGT). Plaintiffs argue that there is not enough warning to consumers that cell phones may cause fatal cancers.
Cell Phone Cancer Videos
There have been many great videos and documentaries on the risks associated with cell phones and cancer.
Recently Mobilize, a Film about Cell Phone Radiation won the Best Documentary Award, at the California Independent Film Festival. Below is the trailer for this Cell Phone Cancer documentary.
In the file, they detail the long-term health problems of active cell phone use and radiation effects. It also interviews cell phone cancer experts and cell phone industry members and influential politicians.
The film was directed by Kevin Kunze.
Cell Phone Brain Cancer, the Law, the Lawsuits, and BCA
BCA is now investigating Cell Phone lawsuits after prominent studies have tied Cell Phone Usage to Brain Cancer.
Recent studies indicated there are links between cell phone usage and an increased risk of cancer. Cell Phone Cancer lawsuits have already been filed in various courts all around the United States. Brent Coon and Associates is actively investigating lawsuits regarding cancer victims and cell phone usage. In fact, the Cell Phone industry does warn consumers that they should keep cell phones a “half inch” away from their bodies, but this information is buried in the fine print of the user manual. Also, this information is not mentioned at all industry-written parents’ guide to cell phone safety. Plaintiffs are arguing that the cell phone industry may be guilty of a “failure to warn” consumers of the potentially fatal risks.
About BCA’s Cell Phone Cancer Lawyers
First and foremost Brent Coon & Associates prides itself on being a public policy law firm. Brent Coon’s mission is to help ensure his clients rights are protected and their well-being respected. As a national law firm, they have worked with thousands of clients and recovered millions of dollars for victims of various corporate greed. While best known for its work during the Texas City Explosion and the BP Gulf Coast Oil Spill, BCA employs an aggressive products liability department which works tirelessly advocating for consumers who have been victims of corporate neglect.
Cell Phone Cancer Lawsuits
Reportedly there have already been nearly 30 brain tumor lawsuits that have been filed in Washington DC. In August of 2014 a judge in D.C. The Superior Court admitted testimony of 5 expert witnesses that ultimately will testify that “general causation” which means that they will testify that cell phones do increase the risk of brain cancer. The cell phone brain cancer lawsuits will move to the discovery phase. This decision to consolidate these lawsuits leads some believe that a Cell Phone Class Action lawsuit could be possible in the future. BCA is actively monitoring this situation regarding any potential Cell Phone Cancer Class action. Regarding these Cell Phone Lawsuits DC Superior Court Judge Frederick H. Weisberg stated the following “Federal law is the supreme law of the land, but there is no constitutional provision that says federal facts are the supreme facts of the land. Federal law can preempt state law, but it cannot preempt scientific fact. The scientific truth, whatever it may be, lies outside of the FCC’s regulations about what is ‘safe’ or ‘unsafe.’
Filing a Cell Phone Cancer Lawsuit
Brent Coon and Associates has extensive experience in product liability lawsuits which will now include the cell phone cancer litigation. Each Cell Phone Cancer lawsuit is different and our Cell Phone Brain Cancer lawyers will work with you through the process required to ensure you maximum recovery. We have represented numerous victims of negligence, as well as the families of those victims. Some of our previous clients have been awarded or settled for millions of dollars. If you have suffered from any type of cancer and believe it may have been caused by cell phone use, contact our Cell Phone Cancer Lawyers for a Free Cell Phone Cancer Claim Evaluation or contact us today.
List of Cancer Types Caused By Cell Phones
There have been recent studies that link cell phone usage to an increased risk of brain cancer. A Finish scientist, Dariusz Leszczynski, recently commented that exposure to mobile radiation for 30 minutes a day for 10 years could cause serious cancer risks. The most common types of cancer which are being linked to cell phone usage include:
- Acoustic Neuroma
- Anaplastic Astrocytoma
- Parotid Gland Tumor (PGT)
The FCC does require testing of all cell phones for radiation. The FCC tests and requires all cell phone models to fall under a “Specific Absorption Rate”. The legal limit for Specific Absorption Rate is 1.6 Kilograms. The question then is this legal limit enough to prevent cell phone cancer. Some assumptions are made that consumers always use phone holders to keep phones away from their skin and reduce risk of radiation, but obviously many users carry around cell phones directly in a pocket. And very few consumers are made aware of the risk of either having a cell phone in a pocket or holding a phone directly to an ear. In fact, a city council in California is trying to pass a local law that would require a sticker notifying consumers of cell phone cancer directly on the phone itself. An example of an SAR level in watts per kilogram is the new iPhone, which carries a 1.18 SAR level when held against one’s head.
Cell Phone Brain Cancer Lawsuits
The discovery phase in the cell phone cancer litigation is scheduled to begin soon. There have been reports of cell phone cancer lawsuits being filed in various courts all over the country. Plaintiffs are arguing that the cell phone industry knew about the possible cancer risk associated with cell phones. There are also arguments that there are not sufficient warnings in the packaging and marketing of cell phones to make consumers aware of the dangers of cell phones. It has been reported that these early cell phone cancer lawsuits will be filed against the manufacturers of the cell phones themselves. Worldwide cell phone sales are in the billions and increasing every single year
How to File a Cell Phone Cancer Claim
At BCA we want to make the process of filing a Cell Phone Cancer lawsuit as easy on our clients as possible. We will work to get the proper paperwork and due diligence done without having to hassle our clients. As a victim of cancer, we realize the stress already associated with your current situation. We will also analyze all the mitigating factors surrounding your Cell Phone Cancer claim including, but not limited to:
- Medical Bill
- Loss of Wages
- Loss of Future Earnings
- Future Medical Bills
- Loss of Consortium
- Mental Anguish
- Household Services
- Pain and Suffering
A Cell Phone Cancer lawsuit does however require that your Cancer lawyer have a full understanding of your current situation. Our Cell Phone Cancer lawyers will work to determine your best course of action including where the Cell phone cancer lawsuit should be filed, who should be included in the litigation, who’s expert testimony should be included, etc. In addition, our Cell Phone Cancer Lawyers work on a contingency basis. A contingency basis means that our Cell Phone Cancer attorneys will not charge you one dime unless they can obtain a settlement for you. You, as the victim, will not have to pay any out-of-pocket expenses and our cell phone lawyers will only receive a percentage of the money of which they are able to recover. Also, Brent Coon and Associates has developed state of the art “Individual Client Communication” pages of our various client web sites to keep you up to date on the status of your case 24 hours a day. You, as a BCA client will receive a username and password where you can follow along with the status of your Cell Phone Cancer lawsuit, online, from anywhere in the world
Cell Phone Cancer Lawsuits Claims
BCA has extensive experience in product liability lawsuits and is investigating cell phone cancer lawsuits. Many factors are relevant in a Cell Phone Cancer legal claim and our Cell Phone Cancer lawyers will help to ensure you receive the maximum recovery the law allows, even if that means taking your Cell Phone Cancer Lawsuit to court. BCA has represented many victims of corporate negligence, as well as the families of cancer victims. Some of the Brent Coon and Associates clients have been awarded or settled for millions of dollars. If you have suffered from any type of cancer and believe it may have been caused by cell phone radiation, visit the Contact Us page of our website and let us know.
Cell Phone Cancer Class Action Lawsuits
There is no current Cell Phone Cancer Class Action. There have been reports of numerous Cell Phone Cancer Lawsuits being filed in courts all over the United States, but there is not a currently constructed Cancer Cell Phone Class Action Lawsuit. There have been numerous industry insiders that believe a Cell Phone Cancer Class Action could be possible in the future if enough cases are filed. The benefit of a class action is consolidating all the Cancer Cell Phone lawsuits into one place, preventing multiple depositions and streamlining the discovery period. The discovery period however has moved forward and will be completed over the months and coming years. Plaintiffs argue that cell phone companies knew of these potential risks of increased cancer but downplayed the issue. In Washington a judge ruled that there is strong enough peer-reviewed science to merit going to trial. Follow this website for the latest information on a possible Cell Phone Cancer Class Action Lawsuit.
Cell Phone Cancer Lawyers
Brent Coon and Associates has extensive experience in product liability litigation. We have represented numerous victims of product negligence, as well as the families of those victims. Our clients have been awarded or settled for millions of dollars in certain situations. Some legal insiders have stated that the potential link between cell phone usage and an increased risk of cancer would cause massive cell phone cancer litigation similar to tobacco or asbestos litigation. The law firm of Brent Coon and Associates has extensive experience in the asbestos litigation and other widespread litigation including the BP Oil Spill.
If you have suffered from brain cancer and believe it could have possibly be caused by cell phone usage BCA would review your cell phone cancer claim at no cost to you. Our Cell Phone Cancer attorneys are standing by to review your cell phone cancer lawsuit.