Round Up Injury Lawyers Reviewing Lawsuits for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Other Cancers
The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential Roundup cancer lawsuits for individuals who have developed health problems following heavy exposure to the widely used grass and weedkiller, including:
- Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
- Skin Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Other Cancers
Glyphosate, the active ingredient used in Monsanto’s Roundup, has been linked to a potential risk of cancer and other ailments. As a result of the manufacturers failure to adequately warn about the potential side effects of Roundup exposure, financial compensation may be available.
To review a potential case with our Roundup injury lawyers for yourself, a friend or family member, request a free consultation and claim evaluation.
Roundup Cancer Side Effects
Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer has been on the market since the 1970s, and it is one of the most widely recognized brand-name herbicides used throughout the United States.
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Earlier this year, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) declared that Roundup and other glyphosate weedkillers are a “probable carcinogen” after an examination of studies on humans and mice.
Roundup is commonly sold at garden and home improvement stores nationwide, and is heavily used on farms, golf courses, forests and residential gardens by farmers, migrant agricultural workers, turf managers, groundskeepers, landscapers and home gardeners.
Monsanto has encouraged widespread use by specifically engineering some crops to be Roundup resistant. However, weeds tend to become resistant to the chemical, resulting in the need for heavier use over time to maintain its effectiveness.
The IARC found that studies in the U.S., Canada and Sweden suggest that glyphosate exposure may increase the risk of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, a form of cancer. The group also found that mouse studies linked glyphosate to an increased risk of renal tubule carcinoma, pancreatic islet-cell adenoma and skin tumors. Other studies have found an association between Roundup exposure and Parkinson’s disease.
Roundup Class Action Lawyers
It appears that the manufacturer may have placed their desire for profits before consumer safety by failing to provide adequate warnings about the potential Roundup cancer risk were
The Roundup lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing the potential for class action lawsuits and individual claims for individuals who have been diagnosed with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma or other cancer following exposure to Roundup.
All cases are reviewed and handled by our law firm under a contingency fee agreement, which means that there are no fees or expenses for the client unless our Roundup injury attorneys are successful in obtaining a recovery in your case.
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