Roundup Weed Killer Lawsuits
Record-Proven Charleston, IL Attorneys
Roundup is the most-used herbicide in the world, so that means it’s safe, right? Unfortunately, the main ingredient in this hugely popular weed killer has been linked to the development of certain deadly cancers, including Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
This universal weed killer is used on crops, farms, estates, and in home gardens. This means that anyone with regular exposure to Roundup - whether at home or at work - could be at risk. Countless landscapers, gardeners, and homeowners have come forward with lawsuits against the Roundup manufacturer, claiming that the use of the popular weed killer caused them to develop uncommon and aggressive cancers. If you developed cancer after using Roundup weed killer, make sure you know your legal options.
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At The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm, our compassionate attorneys understand the challenges that come with product liability claims. We know how difficult it is to cope with a serious injury or illness, especially when your condition might have been prevented. With more than 100 years of combined legal experience, our firm has the resources and experience necessary to help you fight for the compensation and justice you deserve. We believe that big companies need to take responsibility for their negligent actions, and if you work with our attorneys, you can rest assured we’ll fight fervently on your behalf.
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The world’s most popular weed killer, Roundup, was first created in 1974. The main ingredient, glyphosate, was patented by Monsanto as an herbicide, though the weed killer recently came under the ownership of Bayer. Roundup enjoyed a monopoly on the herbicide market for decades, until it fell under scrutiny when class action lawsuits abounded against the product manufacturer.
For years Roundup has been used in home and commercial properties via a variety of application techniques, including droppers, spray systems, injection techniques, wiping systems, and more. Research tells us that when the chemical is inhaled, ingested, or absorbed through the skin, it can be extremely harmful and may lead to the development of certain cancers.
Understanding the Health Risks
Recently, countless Roundup users have come forward with complaints of glyphosate-related illnesses, including Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and other forms of cancer. Although Bayer argues that no study has been able to prove that glyphosate is carcinogenic, both the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) linked Roundup to the development of certain cancers.
Roundup has been associated with the following health conditions:
- Acute T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
- Anaplastic Large T-Cell Lymphoma
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
- Follicular B-Cell Lymphoma
- Hairy Cell Lymphoma
- High-Grade Mature B-Cell Lymphoma
- Mantle Cell Lymphoma
- Mediastinal B-Cell Lymphoma
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL)
- Thymic Lymphoma
Anyone regularly exposed to glyphosate may be at risk, though gardeners, landscapers, farmers, groundskeepers, and other agricultural workers are the most likely groups affected. If you were recently diagnosed with any of the above cancers and you were exposed to Roundup weed killer, you may be eligible to file a claim.
Let Our Firm Help You
Our Charleston-based Roundup attorneys at The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm have ample experience representing wrongfully injured clients and their families, and we want to help you, too. Several people are filing lawsuits against the makers of Roundup for their part in creating, distributing, and marketing their dangerous product. Evidence shows that the company even concealed information that indicated that Roundup was dangerous and could be carcinogenic.
If you were harmed by Roundup herbicide, we want to help you seek justice and compensation for the damage you’ve suffered. A cancer diagnosis isn’t just a serious medical obstacle, it can be life-changing and it will likely impact your income, your personal relationships, your quality of life, and more. To hold the liable party responsible for their actions, we encourage you to reach out to our experienced legal team.
Contact The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm today to get started on your Roundup case.
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