The Boston Roundup lawsuit attorneys of Rueb Stoller Daniel are investigating potential cases of people who have been diagnosed with cancer due to heavy usage of the herbicide. Our highly skilled and dedicated Boston class-action lawyers are representing clients who have been diagnosed with either B-Cell or T-Cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. We also represent those diagnosed with other subtypes of cancers, which include:
• Cell leukemia
• Diffuse large B-Cell Lymphoma
• Lymphocytic leukemia
• Mantle cell lymphoma
• Follicular lymphoma
The manufacturers of Roundup herbicide, Monsanto, has already lost a few lawsuits of this nature. As things stand now, the chances are they are going to deal with several other cases of similar nature across the USA. A petitioners’ argument lies in Monsanto’s negligence of not informing them that the use of their product puts them at a higher risk of getting cancer. The lawsuits came about after research that showed the drug’s primary component; glyphosate was a potential carcinogen.
The Evidence We Have Concerning Roundup Herbicide Lawsuits
Allegedly, Monsanto, for more than 30 years, knew the link between Roundup and cancer. However, even though the company knows this, they still choose not to warn the public. In fact, the company went as far as saying that the product was as safe as a grain of table salt. Furthermore, the company said the product is non-toxic to people and pets, as long as it is used correctly.
Nevertheless, the documents presented in court should support or ague that Monsanto took measures to hide the truth from the public; and how they continued to stick to their story and convincing government agencies, farmers, and everyone how their product is safe. Monsanto criticized any research that mentioned their product as a potential danger, and they even went too far as to spreading misinformation rather. The research document also showed that Monsanto, which is owned by Bayer colluded with the EPA, to hide the connection.
What Are The Injuries And Side Effects caused By Roundup?
Cancer is the most severe form of the side effect from the exposure of Roundup, with non-Hodgkin leukemia and leukemia being the most common types of cancer. In fact, research shows that about 70,000 people across the States are diagnosed with non-Hodgkin leukemia, with over 90 percent of the cases involving B-Cell lymphoma. The remaining 10 percent of the cases involve the T-cell lymphoma.
The signs and symptoms include:
- Loss of appetite
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Stomach and chest pains
- Night sweats
Do not waste time or hesitate to see a doctor if you have been using Roundup frequently, especially if you experience the symptoms mentioned.
Garden centers, nursery, farmworkers, landscapers, and handymen are the people at risk the most. The reason being that they are more likely to inhale the herbicide when cleaning, spraying, or mixing the solution. The product can also affect those who eat or drink contaminated foods and water.
What Damages Can I Receive In A Roundup Lawsuit?
This is a very serious class action lawsuit for both the lawyer and the victim. Across the U.S., over 700 lawsuits are pending in the criminal courts, and others were ongoing by the end of December 2018. The cases were presented in the North District of California before magistrate Vince Chhabria.
If you believe that you have acquired cancer due to continuous usage of Roundup, you have an opportunity to have your case heard. At Rueb Stoller Daniel, our Boston, MA, expert class action lawyers are ready and prepared to argue your case. Our lawyers will do everything in their power to fight for you and ensure you get the much-needed compensation you deserve. Depending on your current and unique situation, you may file compensation for the following:
- Commissions and lost wages
- Suffering and pain from cancer (both past and future)
- Future and past medical bills resulting from the cancer
- Punitive damages
- Any other financial loss due to the illness
How Much Will It Cost You To Hire An Attorney For A Roundup Lawsuit?
Many people have the assumption that hiring a lawyer is expensive. However, this is far from the truth. First, we offer free none-obligation consultation, where our skilled lawyers will evaluate your unique case and communicate your legal options. Furthermore, when you hire us, you will not pay anything, not unless we recover compensation for you.
In other words, if we lose the case, you will not pay us even a dime. This simply means that we take cases on a contingency basis. Our contingency fees range depending on your case.
How Have Roundup Lawsuits Been Settled?
So far, there are only 3 won lawsuits against Monsanto, and the compensation amounts are substantial. The highest amount as per now went to a senior couple who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma after 30 years of continuous usage of Roundup. The couple was awarded 2.005 billion dollars for the damages, which included compensatory damages of 55 million and punitive losses of 2 billion. According to Bren Wisner, who was one of the couple’s lawyers said the verdict was a sign that Monsanto needed to change the way they operate.
Bayer tried to appeal the case using a WHO report, which differed from other research done on the product. They further compared a 2015 report from Who International Agency for Research by turning to the U.S. Environment Protection Agency statement that tried to prove that glyphosate was not carcinogenic.
The second-largest settlement went to a school’s groundkeeper, who received 289 million. The lawyer of the accuser proved that his cancer was a result of both Ranger Pro (another product from Monsanto) and Roundup.
Another case involving a person known as Edwin Hardeman, who was a 70-year-old man, received compensation of amount 80 million for the damages. The petitioner had used Roundup for many years, and it was proven that the herbicide played a considerable role in his diagnosis.
Contact Our Boston Roundup Lawsuit Attorneys For A Free Consultation
The information above regarding the number of compensation people have received clearly shows that the courts are taking the lawsuit against Monsanto seriously. Furthermore, they are attaching substantial amounts to the damages. This is also a sign that the courts accept as true that Monsanto has been awfully careless.
Therefore, if you believe that your cancer is as a result of using Roundup for many years, then contact the skilled and professional mass tort law firm of Rueb Stoller Daniel. Your rights must be protected, and your case heard in the courts. We will invest everything we have to build a strong case for you and recover your losses. Remember, not only do we work on a contingency basis, but our first consultations are free. Call us as soon as possible to create an appointment with our Boston Roundup professional lawyers. At our first appointment, we will get to know about your case fully as well as let you know of your legal options.