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Roundup is Linked to Cancer in Farmers, Janitors, Gardeners, and Groundskeepers: Here’s Why, and What’s Being Done

Known as the “Gold Standard” in the farming community when it comes to weed killing chemicals, Roundup was developed by Monsanto in the 1970s. Used by both farmers and homeowners in 150+ countries up until several years ago. When scientific study showed evidence that glyphosate (the main ingredient in Monsanto’s flagship product) was directly linked to high instances of of cancer; non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma being the largest culprit, Monsanto was inundated with an avalanche of lawsuits. The current number sits somewhere near 1,000 lawsuits as of April 2019. Personal Injury lawyers with Class Action experience have seen a recent rise in clients who have been diagnosed with terminal cancer after prolonged use of Roundup weed killer.

2018 Class Action Roundup: Where Are The Top 5 Now?

In our popular series of Class Action articles, we’ve covered the “big five” ongoing Class Action lawsuits (Taxotere, Talcum Powder, Roundup, IVC Filters, and Gadolinium; as well as articles covering several smaller but no less important ongoing lawsuits). Our Class Action series spanned numerous articles and touched on all five of the current biggest classes pursuing litigation as of 2018. Now, with 2018 coming to a close, we’ll present a follow-up article on where these “big five” cases currently stand and where they’re set to go going into 2019.