TITLE

Blake's parting shot and the big what-if

AUTHOR(S)
Silva, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;2/27/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses controversies regarding cellular telephone health lawsuits and U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake. The judge threw out five class-action headset suits in 2003 on federal preemption grounds. Months earlier, Blake rejected an $800 million brain-cancer suit filed by neurologist Christopher Newman after determining the scientific evidence offered by his legal team's expert witnesses was insufficient to warrant the case going to trial.
ACCESSION #
20271481

 

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