Roundup, manufactured by Monsanto Corporation, hit the market in the late 1970s as a weed and grass killer. Roundup is the most widley used Roundup has been linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Wright & Schulte currently represents and is investigating cases for significant exposure to Roundup resulting in a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. There are various forms of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma tied to Roundup:
- Diffuse large B-cell
- Follicular lymphoma
- T cell
- Mantle cell lymphoma
Plaintiffs state that Monsanto failed to properly test Roundup and hid test results showing a link between use of Roundup and cancer. Monsanto failed to warn consumers of the increased risk of cancer after use of Roundup.
Professions most at risk:
- Farm workers
- Garden Center employees
- Nursery employees
Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup. In a study published March 20, 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) found that glyphosate was “probably carcinogenic to humans”. The study noted that glyphosate currently has the highest global production volume of herbicides and the largest use is in agriculture. [http://www.iarc.fr/en/media-centre/iarcnews/pdf/MonographVolume112.pdf].
According to a study pubslished in April 2014, there is a positive correlation between occupational use of glyphosate herbicides and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4025008/].
Current Roundup Litigation
In October 2016, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation consolidated all Roundup lawsuits in the Northern District of California under the Honorable Judge Vince Chhabria. Plaintiffs in the MDL suffered from various forms of Non-Hodgkins lymphoma after long term exposure and use of Roundup.
Contact a Roundup Attorney
The attorneys of Wright & Schulte work every day to preserve the rights of personal injury victims, one case and one client at a time. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with cancer after longer term exposure or use of Roundup and you’re looking for a personal injury law firm that will guarantee the caring, personalized, and loyal representation you deserve, please do not hesitate to contact Wright & Schulte today. For a free, no obligation legal evaluation of your case, fill out the online form, or give Wright & Schulte a call, toll-free, at 1-800-399-0795.
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