Proper Use of RoundUp and Cancer Risks

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Roundup is the well-known weed killer and has been running advertisements for both household and commercial-grade use for decades. But what is the proper use of Roundup? Is it possible to have the same effect from natural alternatives? And why is Roundup such a serious cancer risk when other pesticides and weed killers seem to […]

RoundUp: Why Is It So Bad?

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Most people now have grown up with commercials for RoundUp and know it as the effective, and go-to weed killer for any yard. But, why are people striking out against RoundUp, and what exactly should you know about the ingredient Glyphosate? Now, inherently you can assume that Roundup is bad because it’s a pesticide, and […]

What You Need to Know About Roundup Cases

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Roundup is a non-selective herbicide commonly used to kill weeds. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is inhibiting a specific enzyme required for plant growth. By 2001, the Roundup weed killer was the most popular ingredient in American agriculture. Even today, Roundup is the most extensively used herbicide in the United States and worldwide. Scientific […]

How Likely Are Settlements in Roundup Cases?

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Bayer, the parent company of Monsanto, is in mediation to possibly settle thousands of Roundup lawsuits. But as Reuters reports, some legal experts are uncertain whether these cases can easily be resolved. They cite the potential for novel legal questions that could drag out settlements in the Roundup cases. To date, Bayer has lost three […]

Monsanto Allegedly Intimidated Companies Researching the Risks of Glyphosate and RoundUp

Monsanto Allegedly Intimidated Companies Doing Research Into Roundup

Most people are aware of the litigation currently pending against Monsanto, the manufacturers, and distributors of RoundUp weed killer. Even if you’re not very familiar with the case, you’ve probably seen commercials about the lawsuits on television. Research into Roundup shows the active ingredient, glyphosate, could be a carcinogen. Basically, thousands of cases have been […]

Roundup Risks May Go Beyond Cancer

Roundup Risks May Go Beyond Cancer

An Oakland jury recently awarded $2 billion in a verdict against Monsanto concerning its popular Roundup weed killer. The jury determined that a couple had developed cancer after years of exposure to the herbicide. Scientists and other health experts have warned for years that the active ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate, poses a significant risk of […]

$2 Billion Verdict Announced in Roundup Cancer Case

$2 Billion Verdict Announced in Roundup Cancer Case

On May 13, a California jury awarded a couple over $2 billion in a lawsuit over Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. Alva and Alberta Pilliod, the plaintiffs in the Roundup cancer case, used Roundup on their property for over three decades. The Pilliods claimed they developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after long-term exposure to glyphosate, the key ingredient […]

Who Can Join the Monsanto RoundUp Class Action Litigation?

Who Can Join the Monsanto RoundUp Class Action?

It’s hard to watch television these days without seeing an advertisement for the Monsanto RoundUp class action litigation. Part of this is due to the fact that the lawsuits have only been initiated in the last few years. Another reason is that so many people may have been affected by the product. For over forty […]

Update on the Monsanto RoundUp Lawsuits

Update on the Monsanto RoundUp Lawsuits | Dalimonte Rueb Stoller

One of the most well known mass tort cases filed in the last few years involve RoundUp, a weed killer made by Monsanto. When the Monsanto RoundUp lawsuits were first filed, Monsanto denied that their product had any link to cancer. RoundUp is a weed killer used by both individuals and commercial landscapers. Plaintiffs in […]