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Can Power Lines Cause Health Problems?

The scientific community has sought to answer this question for many years.  However, there is still no consensus on whether exposure to power lines will cause health problems.  Some studies have found a strong link, while other studies have found no link at all.  Regardless, much litigation regarding exposure to power lines have occurred and courts have rewarded large sums of money for people's injuries.  

What Kind of Injuries Can Power Lines Cause?

As stated, studies vary widely on whether exposure to power lines cause harm.  Here are a few of the common conclusions from studies that have found a strong link between exposure to power lines and health problems: 

What Problems Will I Encounter if I Sue the Owner of the Power Lines? 

Despite the many studies linking exposure to power lines to different health ailments, courts often will not reward plaintiffs in such cases.  There are many reasons why this is the case: 

Given these Major Hurdles, What Should I Do?

If you truly believe that exposure to power lines has caused an illness, the first thing to do is to contact an attorney.  An experienced attorney will be able to assess the situation and determine your chances of winning a suit. 

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Last Modified: 07-24-2012 04:22 PM PDT

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