Unprecedented legal ruling links tumour to mobile phone usage – The Independent

An Italian court has ruled a worker who developed a tumour after more than 15 years of intense phone usage will receive compensation in what is thought to be a world first.

Italy’s national insurance provider has been ordered to compensate the man with a lifelong payment usually only given to people who suffer serious harm in the workplace.

The 57-year-old employee of national network Telecom began using the phone for work in 1995, co-ordinating other company technicians.

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(published on the 21st of April 2017, retrieved on the 1st of June 2017)

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