The glyphosate in PondMaster® Surface & Shoreline is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant used to kill weeds, particularly annual broadleaf weeds and grasses that compete with crops. In March 2015, the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) declared that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic” after completing a year-long study on the herbicide and its potential health effects. A summary of the study was published in The Lancet Oncology .
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with any form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma after using or being exposed to Pondmaster weed killer, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer and our lawyers can help.
What is PondMaster?
PondMaster® Surface & Shoreline Herbicide is designed to control above-water aquatic weeds, shoreline weeds and brush such as cattails, willow and water hyacinth. The concentrated formula contains glyphosate with aquatic surfactant. PondMaster is manufactured and marketed by the PBI Gordon Corporation.
What is Lymphoma?
Lymphoma is a cancer that begins in the lymphocytes, infection-fighting cells of the immune system that are found in many different bones, organs, and other parts of the body. There are 2 main types of lymphoma: Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin: Most people with lymphoma have this form of the disease.
Signs and Symptoms
According to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America , symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma include:
- Swollen lymph nodes in the neck, underarms or groin
- Intermittent fevers
- Drenching night sweats
- Feeling tired all the time
- Unexplained weight loss
- Decreased appetite
- Generalized itching
- Abdominal pain or swelling, feeling of fullness
- Coughing, shortness of breath, chest discomfort
Lymphoma treatments vary depending on the type and stage of the cancer, the patient’s overall health, and their personal preferences. The goal of treatment is to destroy as many cancer cells as possible and bring the disease into remission.
How Many Different Types of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Are There?
Our lawyers are accepting potential individual lawsuits for people who were diagnosed with any of the following types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma:
- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
- Large Diffuse B-cell Lymphoma
- Follicular Lymphoma
- Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
- Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
- Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma
- Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)
- Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphoma
Can I File a PondMaster Herbicide Lawsuit?
Only a qualified attorney can determine whether you are eligible to file a lawsuit against PBI/Gordon’s, the maker of PondMaster, which is why we are currently offering free case evaluations. Simply fill out the confidential evaluation form below to contact our law firm now.
Most cases involving products liability allege that a product was sold with design, manufacturing, and/or marketing defects, which typically refers to a company’s failure to warn of a certain potential health complication. In the case of PondMaster weed killer, our attorneys suspect that patients may be able to take legal action in light of claims that PBI/Gordon's failed to adequately warn doctors and patients about the risk of cancer, specifically non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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Do I have a Pondmaster Herbicide Lawsuit?
The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Pondmaster lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new cancer cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you got cancer and believe it may have been through the use of Pondmaster or another glyphosate weed killer, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.