Roundup Litigation Attorneys | Information on Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer
Every year, millions of landscapers, gardeners, and agricultural workers are exposed to the popular herbicide Roundup. The glyphosate herbicide initially was thought to be one of the safest herbicides but recently, new research emerged from the International Agency for Research on Cancer that linked it to several types of blood cancer.
Greg Jones Law is currently taking cases against the makers of Roundup. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after exposure to the popular weed killer, Contact us today for a free case evaluation on your lawsuit.
The main active ingredient in roundup based products and related generics is glyphosate. In 2015, IARC(International Agency for Research on Cancer) released a statement saying that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic to humans”. Tests showed that glyohosate caused DNA and other chromosomal damage in human cells. The damage to these cells could potentially lead to different types of blood cancer.
RESULTS OF EXPOSURE AND DIRECT CONTACT
Scientific studies have shown a direct correlation between exposure to the chemical and an increased chance of developing cancer. Landscapers, gardeners, agricultural workers and even home users who have developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma have come forth with the accusation that their cancer was caused by exposure to Roundup. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that that causes the body to produce too many abnormal lymphocytes. If you have experience any of the symptoms below, after exposure to Roundup, you may need to visit your doctor immediately.
- Unusual weight loss
- Chest pain
- Enlarged lymph nodes
MONSANTO LAWSUIT INFORMATION
As of late 2018, it was reported that approximately 8,000 Roundup related lawsuits had been filed on behalf of gardeners, agricultural workers and at home users who were diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Recently in August of 2018, Dewayne Johnson who was a former groundskeeper won a verdict against the chemical giant Monsanto resulting in being awarded $289 million.
To find out if you have a case against the makers of Roundup, contact us today for a free case evaluation. Call 855-566-3752 or contact us online.