SANTA MONICA (CBSLA.com) — A Santa Monica woman sued the city for $1.7 billion because she believes newly-installed parking meters are making her sick.
Denise Barton claims radiation from the “smart” parking meters is causing ringing in her ears, ear infections and tightness in her neck.READ MORE: Mother of Three Murdered Children in Reseda is in Custody as Police Continue Investigation
She said evidence shows the low-level radiation may cause cancer and other illnesses.READ MORE: City Of Los Angeles Expanding Vaccine Eligibility To Residents 16 And Older Tuesday
A city spokesperson said the Wi-Fi is a very low level and only occurs when a credit card is used or a car arrives or departs.MORE NEWS: BAFTA Awards 2021: Chloé Zhao Wins Best Director, 'Nomadland' Wins Best Picture
They said it’s the same as someone using a cell phone on the sidewalk.