In recent years, Monsanto has been found liable in cases alleging that long-term use of Roundup, its popular weed-killer, results in the development of a rare, fatal cancer called non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. If you or a loved one has developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma or other related cancers as a result of Roundup exposure, contact the law offices of Gary C. Johnson, P.S.C., immediately to discuss your case. A Kentucky Roundup lawsuit attorney will be able to determine if you are eligible for significant compensation for your damages.
As mentioned above, Roundup is still being stocked in retail stores and sold online to consumers, even after many juries have awarded millions of dollars (and even $2 billion in one case) to plaintiffs who claim to have suffered Roundup exposure injuries. The United States Environmental Protection Agency has not classified Roundup as a hazardous product. However, the International Association for Research on Cancer, which is part of the World Health Organization, has found that Roundup’s active ingredient, glyphosate, is a probable cause of cancer in humans.
Additional allegations have been made that Monsanto manufactured information and covered up findings in its studies related to Roundup safety. It has been reported that the EPA relied, at least in part, on these skewed study results when it came to the conclusion that Roundup is safe for consumer use.
Reportedly, glyphosate exposure can cause the following types of cancer:
Our Kentucky Roundup lawsuit attorneys are fierce advocates for their injured clients and they work to secure the best possible outcome in every single case. They conduct thorough investigations and gather evidence in order to prove liability and appropriately value plaintiffs’ claims. They are adept negotiators when it comes to settling claims with defendants and insurance companies. They are also skilled litigators who are not afraid to take their clients’ cases to trial when it is in their best interests.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries you believe were caused by exposure to Roundup, contact Gary C. Johnson, P.S.C. Our Kentucky Roundup lawsuit lawyers know that securing a financial award is not a replacement for good health, but it can help to alleviate some financial stresses related to your injuries such as lost income and medical expenses. Depending on the facts of your case and injuries sustained, you may also be entitled to compensation for future medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost earning capacity. In the case of fatal injuries, certain close family members may be entitled to compensation under a wrongful death claim.