Talk is Cheap: Except When You Are Sued for Cellphone Usage


An Oklahoma woman is suing Samsung and Sprint because her mother was killed in an auto accident allegedly caused by a man talking on his cell phone who ran a red light. You can bet that if the man were making a business call at the time of the accident, his company would have been sued as well. While this suit most likely will be dismissed early on, it is important for businesses to consider cell phone usage policies to protect themselves from situations like this.

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