In a landmark ruling, a French court has awarded a 39-year-old woman a disability allowance of €800 per month for her electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), characterised by symptoms controversially associated with electromagnetic fields (EMF), notably from wireless technologies, Lynne Wycherley writes.

Marine Richard, a former radio producer, experiences debilitating symptoms when in the vicinity of mobile phones, Wi-Fi routers and similar EMF sources. The ruling, by a disabilities tribunal in Toulouse, sets a precedent that, according to Richard’s lawyer, Alice Terrasse, has implications ...


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