What Cancers Qualify for a Lawsuit?
The vast majority of Roundup weed killer lawsuits center around non-hodgkin lymphoma. Most of the people filing lawsuits related to Roundup herbicide have a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis, or a diagnosis of a related condition.
How Much Will Each Person Get?
If it is confirmed that you developed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma or another cancer after using Roundup or other glyphosate-based herbicide for an extended period of time, you may be entitled to between $5,000 to $250,000 in compensation. One report stated that the average amount per client suffering from cancer is approximately $160,000.
How Can I Prove I Used Roundup?
Documentation is the key for proving claims related to the use of Roundup weed killer. Sales receipts that describe when you purchased Roundup and how much of the herbicide you bought are needed for demonstrating an association between a cancer diagnosis and exposure to Roundup.
What is the Statute of Limitations?
In most states, filing a legal claim no later than 2 years after being diagnosed with non-hodgkin lymphoma is recommended to help plaintiffs protect their legal rights.
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Is Settlement Money Taxable?
Settlement money and damages collected from a Roundup case are considered income, which means the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will tax that money.
What is the Latest on the Roundup Settlement?
In May 2022, Monsanto agreed to settle approximately 80% of the pending claims over Roundup for $11 billion. About 100,000 additional claims were settled when Bayer negotiated block settlement arrangements with lawyers representing large numbers of plaintiffs.
Does Roundup Still Contain Glyphosate?
In July 2021, Bayer announced that it will stop selling its glyphosate-based Roundup herbicides in the U.S. Lawn & Garden residential market starting in 2023.
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What is the Best Alternative to Roundup?
Roundup is a “non-selective” weed killer, meaning that it will cause death to any green plant. One alternative is herbicidal soap. Ammonium nonanoate is the active organic ingredient in Ortho Groundclear Grass and Weed Killer. Another choice is herbicidal vinegar.
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