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Cell Phone Texting Injuries on the Rise

While texting using a new or old cell phone is becoming an ever more popular method of communication, the practice also seems to be leading to an increase in injuries.  Carl Tricky, a Saint John massage therapist, claims that the number of clients he has on his list who have been injured by their cell […]

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Risk Managers in Favor of Cell Phone Auto Ban

While the recommendation of the National Transportation Safety Board to ban all use of new and old cell phones while driving a motor vehicle in the United States has met with controversy and been nixed by none other than the US Transportation Secretary, some public-entity and corporate risk managers have been applauding the suggestion. “As […]

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Why Cell Phones Should Be Turned off on Airplanes

A recent poll conducted by USA Today has confirmed that many airline passengers fail to turn off their cell phones and other mobile devices when flight crews on airlines request that they do so.  According to the study, almost 50 percent of those who would class themselves as frequent air travelers have seen passengers using […]

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Verizon Wireless Accused of Running Cell Phone Scam

A new lawsuit has been filed against Verizon Wireless, accusing the firm of interfering with the business affairs of its biggest store operator in New York in order to inflate the number of pre-paid phone activations artificially. The cell phone giant allegedly pulled off the scam by working with the retailer’s sub-agents to activate cheap […]