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If You’ve Been Exposed to Roundup Weed Killer Concentrate You May Have a Lawsuit

Roudup the herbicide is used universally around the world for killing weeds. Better know as Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup weed killer, is the most widely used herbicide in the world by both individuals and in large-scale agricultural applications. Roundup has been on the market for almost 45 years and is used for killing off weeds in yards or crops. It is also used by commercial parks and golf courses. In all, consumers in the United States use around 275 million pounds of Roundup and similar herbicides each year.

Monsanto, a subsidiary of the Bayer Company, launched Roundup in 1974 after it learned that its active component, Glyphosate kills weeds. This is done by preventing vital proteins that a weed requires for growth. However, Glyphosate has also caused thousands of people to develop Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and other various types of cancer.

Confirmation has come out over the years that Monsanto recognized the risks associated with Glyphosate and unfortunately covered it up.

Over the past 40 years, Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm has the expertise helping victims of defective products fight back against large companies who may have harmed you or other. We have the resources and experience that you need to build evidence for a cause/effect correlation between the product and the harmful effects you endured. These cases are very complex and can involve fixed legal deadlines.

Call today for a FREE consultation 212.869.3500.

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Here at the Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm, we often see corporations put profits over people. And we believe that is wrong! Unfortunately, as an individual, you are led to believe that you don’t have a voice, and these wealthy corporations can walk all over you.

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Can Roundup Concentrate Cause Cancer?

Glyphosate or Roundup weed killer has been associated with different kinds of cancer for many years. August 2018 was the time when Roundup was first accountable for someone contracting cancer – a retired groundskeeper was granted $289 million by a San Francisco jury on August 10, 2018. The jury stated that Roundup concentrate caused the groundskeeper to contract terminal cancer. The jury also stated that the manufacturer, Monsanto, knew this product was dangerous.

Afterward, thousands of Roundup claims have been filed by victims and their loved ones alleging they contracted cancer as a result of being exposed to Roundup. The groundskeeper’s case was the first to go to trial. However, Monsanto maintains that Roundup is not carcinogenic.

Researchers and scientists also claim there is a link between Glyphosate and deadly forms of cancer, including:

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Exposure
  • Exposure – Who’s Exposed To Roudup The Most?

Those who have the most exposure to Roundup and other similar weed killers have the highest risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In general, most of them work with the herbicide or have regular exposure in the workplace. This may include:

  • Farmers
  • Agricultural Workers
  • Landscapers
  • Golf Course Caregivers
  • Park Landscaping Staff

Who Manufactures Roundup?

Manufactured by the agrochemical giant Monsanto, Glyphosate is the key ingredient in a variety of commercial herbicides, most notably the Roundup family of products. This plant-killing chemical is so pervasive in homes and farms around the world that anyone can be exposed to it.

Exposure To Roundup Or Herbicides Containing Glyphosate Can Include:

  • Breathing The Air Near A Sprayed Area
  • Touching Sprayed Plants
  • Drinking From A Contaminated Water Supply
  • Eating Food Grown In Treated Soil

Whether you live in a city, suburb, farm, or rural area, you are at risk of exposure to glyphosate.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Roundup

It took until 2015 for any major organization to speak out about the cancer risk associated with glyphosate-based herbicides. In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer — an arm of the World Health Organization — spoke out against products containing Glyphosate.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (also known as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, NHL, or sometimes just lymphoma) is cancer that starts in white blood cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system. It develops in a very specific way and affects the body’s white blood cells. Like all cancers, non-Hodgkin lymphoma can be deadly if not caught early and treated aggressively.
Recent Lawsuit Verdicts

In May 2019, a California jury awarded a couple more than $2 billion in a verdict against Monsanto, a subsidiary of Bayer. This is the third recent court decision involving claims that the company’s Roundup weed killer caused cancer. The jury in Alameda County, just east of San Francisco, ruled that the couple, Alva and Alberta Pilliod of Livermore, Calif., contracted non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma because of their use of the glyphosate-based herbicide. They were each awarded $1 billion in punitive damages and an additional $55 million in collective compensatory damages. The verdict represents the third such legal setback for the company in California since mid-2018. In March, a San Francisco jury awarded $80 million to a man who blamed his cancer on his extensive use of Roundup. In August 2018, another San Francisco jury awarded $289 million to a fourth plaintiff.

Roundup Concentrate Settlement | Free Consultation

Call your Roundup attorney with the Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm today to see if you have a product liability lawsuit and you can fight back against this corporation that has made you sick. Call 212-869-3500 to discuss your potential Roundup concentrate settlement lawsuit with our firm to see if you are eligible for compensation.


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I cannot rate the firm any higher! we are extremely happy with the service we received from Brad, Chris and the team. We are northern Irish citizens and as such had no experience of the US justice system, Chris and Brad helped us navigate this and made sure we understood every step of the process and we were kept informed of what would happen with the case.

We also felt that Brad and Chris had a genuine interest in our story, what the implications for us as a family were and they were genuinely invested in how they could help our situation.

We were reassured by the manor in which Chris and Brad dealt with us and trusted that the advice we were given was always well balanced and in our best interests. We were extremely happy with the outcome the firm achieved for us and feel that we only got this outcome due to the hard work of Chris and Brad. I would not hesitate to recommend the firm to anyone who is considering a case and wants to feel as though they are really valued as a client.

Many thanks to the firm for all of their hard work on our behalf it truly is appreciated.

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Let’s go to the beginning when I realize that I was going to need legal assistance because I was shocked that I was actually injured I called my fiancé and told her that I was going to need a lawyer, so she googled the top 5  personal injury law firms in NY and The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm came up. One of the representatives from the firm took the time to come personally to my home to see me, that immediately showed me that I was going to be able to make it through my pain and suffering they understood what I was going through and with patience, persistence, and diligence they were able to get the best results possible in settling my case. I highly recommend the Jacob Fuchsberg Law firm when the unexpected happens you will not be dissatisfied with the kind, courteous and professionalism that you would expect from a law firm.

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Very satisfied with the representation I was given from this law firm.  I would recommend Fuchsberg to anyone with a unique situation such as mine. My attorney went above and beyond to ensure everything was done thoroughly and in a timely manner! Everything about this firm exceeded my expectations! Very special thank you to Chris,  Allison, and Brad!

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Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm — Skilled New York Product Liability Lawyers

Consumer product liability cases can be complex, and the defendants have enormous resources to bring to bear. Fortunately, you don’t have to combat a major corporation alone. 

The legal team at Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm has decades of collective experience litigating even the most contentious defective product liability cases. Ilana Wolk, a firm partner, even serves as a committee member of the multidistrict litigation for Exactech. Call us for a free consultation today.



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