Legal Issues

Insurance Industries and Manufacturers
Insurance companies recognize EMFs as an emerging risk and are excluding coverage.

Dr. Devra Davis explains the legal ramifications in a lecture to Australia's New South Wales University Law School in November 2015. She is joined by renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Charlie Teo for the Question and Answer segment where he calls for National Cell Phone Right To Know Legislation: 


See also Dr. Davis' Environmental Health Trust website for coverage of additional legal actions:

Lawsuits
There is an increasing number of legal cases stemming from EMF health harms:
    Children's Health Defense press conference with attorneys Scott McCullough, Dafna Tachover and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.; doctors Toril Jelter and David Carpenter, Virginia Farver whose son who died from glioblastoma brain cancer and Isobel Gallo who developed microwave sickness in high school.
  • StopSmartMeters.org has tracked smart meter lawsuits, some of which have been won:
  • In 2015, a family with a son diagnosed with electrohypersensitivity (EHS) filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court seeking protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act from The Fay School in Southborough, Massachusetts (law firm Markham & Read):

For the first time in American courts, non-thermal effects are recognized:

https://www.leagle.com/decision/infdco20171006q74
  • In Australia, Premiere Compensation Lawyers are taking on EMF cases on a no win – no fee basis:

  • Attorney Ray Broomhall in Australia has come up with a legal strategy that he's been winning with to have cell towers, small cells, etc., removed. Others may wish to take a look to see if it will hold up elsewhere:

  • In Europe, mobile phone giant Vodafone suffered a court defeat that could open door to wave of legal challenges by landowners that host 5G phone masts:

  • https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-8676853/5G-roll-fears-Vodafone-loses-court-fight.html

  • The first meeting for the International Attorneys Action Network (IAAN) took place on May 18, 2020. The goal was to share practical experience and insights of international attorneys addressing 5G. The next meeting is scheduled for June 15th. Attorneys and legislators working on the 5G juggernaut who wish to register should email the request to Julian Gresser, juliangresser77@gmail.comand Ben Levi, ben@dialogue.org.                                                Transcript, audio, and resources from the May 18th meeting can be accessed at these links: 
Disability
  • Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is one of several services provided by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). JAN offers the following Accommodation Ideas for Electromagnetic Sensitivity:
https://askjan.org/disabilities/Electrical-Sensitivity.cfm
Workers Compensation


Teachers Unions

  • Teachers unions are recognizing the risks of wi-fi in their work environment and are seeking protection:

  • See also the attached position paper from Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association.


Note: The information provided here is publicly available on the Internet.  
It is intended to provide a starting point to inform you of EMF dangers.  
Please do your own research, draw your own conclusions, and act accordingly to protect those you love.

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Cecelia Doucette,
Nov 11, 2013, 1:30 PM