If you have been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Large Diffuse B-Cell Lymphoma, Follicular Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Mantle Cell Lymphoma, or Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma and worked with Monsanto’s Roundup®, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. An injured plaintiff may seek damages against Monsanto for the following:
- Past and future medical expenses to treat your cancer
- Past and future pain and suffering that results from your injuries
- Wage loss
- Punitive damages (in some cases)
Currently, more than 18,000 plaintiffs have brought suit against Monsanto alleging injuries from exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup®. Three cases have been tried to a verdict against Monsanto, with the injured plaintiff prevailing in all three. Those three juries have returned verdicts in excess of $2 billion dollars on behalf of victims who used Roundup® and developed Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and other serious injuries.
Cases Against Roundup
Bayer, which bought Monsanto in 2018, has been hit with thousands of lawsuits across the country, some of which have been consolidated. Only three cases have made it to trial so far.
Different time limits apply by state and by type of personal injury claim, so it's important to talk to a lawyer to learn more. Because each state is governed by a specific statute of limitations that gives potential plaintiffs a deadline to file, individuals who wish to file a Roundup lawsuit are urged to contact an attorney as soon as possible.
Bayer Settlements for Roundup
In 2020, Bayer agreed to pay over $10 billion to settle tens of thousands of claims, with over a billion dollars earmarked for potential future claims. However, there are still many claims by plaintiffs who declined to settle.
Bayer's settlement agreement includes no admission of wrongdoing, and they continue to sell the product without any warning labels.
Average settlements for individuals will be around $100,000, but in some cases can be much higher.
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Roundup Lawsuits
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) is the most common type of leukemia or cancer of the blood. It can take a few years for symptoms to develop after developing in bone marrow and moving into the blood.
In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer classified glyphosate as a “probable human carcinogen” based on studies linking it to blood cancers, including CLL.
That same year, a woman who had been diagnosed with CLL and had been exposed to Roundup filed suit against the company. Others have followed in the years since.
Lymphoma and Roundup Lawsuits
Glyphosate has also been linked to cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and b-cell lymphoma, and many of the cases against Roundup are by plaintiffs who have lymphoma. Bayer's $10 billion agreement in 2020 includes settlements designated for potential future claims from Roundup users who may develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Chicago Roundup Lawsuit Attorneys
If you or a loved one has used Monsanto’s Roundup® and developed cancer, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Please contact the experts at Cooney & Conway and ask about your legal rights. Call us toll-free at 800-322-5573 or fill out the form below and our team will be in touch with you shortly.