Roundup Lawsuits: All You Need To Know

You may have been hearing about the herbicide Roundup more than usual lately in the media. There are discussions relating to how these chemicals are around our food and how this product is being linked back to many forms of cancer.

Roundup has been around since the 70s and despite many concerns, it still has no official government warning attached. This is a great concern because Roundup usage is higher now than ever before, meaning it may be negatively impacting many different communities within our nation. Despite a significant amount of evidence that those exposed to Roundup are at a much higher risk of developing cancer, Monsanto’s official statement remains the same,

“Glyphosate has a long history of safe use… Glyphosate, when used according to label directions, does not present an unreasonable risk of adverse effects to humans, wildlife, or the environment.”

– Monsanto

So what does this mean for individuals working with and around Roundup? Should this raise their concerns? We explain more below.

Roundup Lawsuits: Is Roundup Dangerous To Humans?

Dependent upon whom you ask, you will get differing answers to the question of whether or not Roundup is something that can harm humans. If you speak with Monsanto, the company responsible for creating Roundup, you will hear that their product is completely safe as long as it is being used as instructed.

“What about the constant stream of independent studies proving the negative impacts Roundup has on humans?”

According to Monsanto, these studies are nothing more than fictitious science. However, you cannot deny scientific evidence, and there are endless studies proving numerous health problems that can be caused by Roundup, such as:

  • ADHD
  • Birth Defects
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • IBS
  • Reproductive Issues
  • And Much More

This list is just the tip of the iceberg, as there are many other health problems that are being linked back to those who have been continually exposed to Roundup, such as farmers and crop workers—Along with those who live in rural areas in which Roundup is used heavily.

When Do I Have Any Roundup Lawsuits?

There are currently more than 8,000 lawsuits filed against Monsanto, with a much larger number of undocumented cases. All of these lawsuits are citing deadly injuries linked to Roundup. If you believe your cancer to be linked to Roundup, you may also be eligible to file a suit against Monsanto.

Currently, there are no mass tort cases in the works, however, there may be in the near future. The more people that discover the correlation between Roundup and their cancer, the more likely it will be.

Do you believe your cancer is linked to exposure to Roundup? Contact Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman today (662) 222-0597 to speak with us over a free consultation.

How Can CGHP Help?

Our team of expert personal injury attorneys here at Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman has seen how large corporations make attempts to sit above the law. They believe they are untouchable, and often do everything in their power to put the blame on someone else. No amount of illness or suffering is enough for them to admit fault, and they have the funds to hire “the best of the best” attorneys.

This is where working with our experienced team of Mississippi personal injury attorneys will benefit you and your case. We have been helping those injured due to other’s negligence seek the maximum possible compensation for countless years. Our industry knowledge combined with our passion for seeing victims taken advantage of has allowed us to see great success in helping our clients return to their most “normal” life possible.

CGHP are the lawyers that listen. Let us hear your story and explain how we can help you moving forward. Contact us today to schedule your free case evaluation.

About the Author
Jefferson D. Gilder is a Partner at Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman and was admitted to the Mississippi and Tennessee Bars in 1990. Mr. Gilder is admitted to practice in all courts in Mississippi and Tennessee including Federal Court, the Fifth and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Gilder's areas of practice include personal injury, criminal, medical malpractice, civil rights, and product liability. Mr. Gilder spent his first ten years as an attorney practicing with his father, Robert G. Gilder, at Gilder Law Firm in Southaven, Mississippi before forming Gilder, Howell & Assoc., P.A. with Jamie W. Howell, Jr. in June of 2000. This firm although as another legal entity has now combined their resources and experience with Chatham – Pittman, to form Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman. If you have any questions about this article, you can reach Jefferson through our contact page.