The insurance industry has refused to provide product liability insurance on cell phones primarily due to this concern as they fear that cell phone litigation may turn out like tobacco or asbestos litigation did with huge punitive awards.


THE NATIONAL | Sep 21, 2010 | 3:10

Cellphone safety questions

Some insurance companies take the possible risks of cellphone use seriously and are trying to make sure they are covered if a link to cancer is proven down the road, the CBC’s Wendy Mesley reports