Philadelphia Roundup Cancer Lawsuit Attorney
RoundUp is the most common and widespread weed killer in history. Unfortunately, this product has also been linked to cancer. RoundUp, originally manufactured and sold by Monsanto but now owned by Bayer, contains the chemical glyphosate. This chemical has been labeled as a probable cancer-causing carcinogen. There have been significant lawsuit settlements and verdicts throughout the country related to cancers caused by RoundUp. Schedule a free consultation if you were affected, our Philadelphia Roundup Cancer Lawsuit lawyers can help, call (215) 228-0100 today.
Background on RoundUp
RoundUp herbicide is the most used weed-killer in the United States and throughout the world. However, this product also contains glyphosate, which was labeled by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a chemical that is likely carcinogenic. RoundUp has been linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other serious forms of cancer.
There are various groups of people who are at higher risk of developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma due to RoundUp exposure, particularly those who work with the product more often. This includes:
- Agricultural workers (farmers)
- Public works department employees
- Parks and recreation staff members
Cancers Linked To RoundUp
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a serious form of cancer that has been associated with RoundUp usage. The most common symptoms associated with this form of cancer include the following:
- Chronic fatigue
- Nausea or vomiting
- Loss of appetite
- Skin rash
- Difficulty with movement
- Enlarged lymph nodes
- Swollen belly
- Abdominal pain
- Weight loss
- Night sweats or chills
- Chest pain or pressure
- Shortness of breath or cough
If you or somebody you love has experienced any of these symptoms after using RoundUp, you should speak to your doctor immediately. Let your doctor know that you have been using this product and alert them to the possibility of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. RoundUp has also been associated with other forms of cancer, including multiple myeloma and leukemia. Our personal injury attorneys are here to help, call us today if you have any questions regarding a Roundup lawsuit.
Criteria + Litigation Updates
Beginning in 2018 and moving into 2019, there have been a series of major verdicts against Monsanto/Bayer concerning the health effects of RoundUp. Some of the verdicts in these cases have awarded plaintiffs more than $100 million.
If you or a loved one had been diagnosed with cancer and have a history of using RoundUp at work or around your home, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the makers of this product to recover the compensation you are entitled to. Among the criteria will be used to evaluate your case include the following:
- Whether you have been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, multiple myeloma, or leukemia
- Whether you have a history of using RoundUp (one study showed that as little as eight hours of exposure to RoundUp may be enough exposure to cause cancer)
- Whether you live in an area where RoundUp is frequently used
Contact an Attorney at Ciccarelli Law Offices
At the Ciccarelli Law Offices, we have extensive experience handling cases just like this. Our Philadelphia RoundUp attorneys are not afraid to take on well-funded companies or their legal teams in an effort to secure the compensation you are entitled to. This can include coverage of your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering damages, and wrongful death benefits when appropriate. You can contact us for a free consultation by calling (215) 228-0100.