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Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Roundup:
Lawsuits and Updates for 2024

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The Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Roundup lawsuits have made headlines in recent years, raising concerns about the safety of the widely used weed killer and its potential link to cancer, particularly Lymphoblastic Lymphoma.

As a lawyer with years of experience working on Roundup lawsuits, I will explore the complex world of Roundup, its connection to Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, and the legal implications for those affected in this blog post.

We will discuss the latest research, conflicting opinions, and updates on ongoing litigation.

Quick Summary

  • Studies suggest a possible link between Roundup and Lymphoblastic Lymphoma.
  • Thousands of lawsuits involving Roundup remain unresolved, with potential settlements or jury verdicts available in 2023 for those affected.
  • Individuals diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, or Multiple Myeloma due to exposure to Roundup may be eligible for compensation.

Can Roundup Cause Lymphoblastic Lymphoma?

Lymphoblastic Lymphoma under the microscopeYes, Roundup can cause Lumphoblasitc lymphoma. Roundup, a popular weed killer, has been at the center of numerous lawsuits, with plaintiffs claiming that exposure to glyphosate-based herbicides led to the development of Lymphoblastic Lymphoma and other cancers [1].

These lawsuits have questioned the safety of Roundup weed killer and glyphosate herbicide, prompting the World Health Organization and other organizations to investigate the potential risks associated with its use.

As a result, individuals exposed to Roundup and later diagnosed with Lymphoblastic Lymphoma may be eligible to pursue legal action against the manufacturer with the help of Roundup lawyers.

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What is Lymphoblastic Lymphoma?

Lymphoblastic Lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma characterized by the presence of immature lymphocytes known as lymphoblasts in the immune system [2].

This cancer affects the white blood cells, which play a critical role in the body’s defense against infections and diseases.

Diffuse large B cell lymphoma is another type of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma that may share similar risk factors.

The exact cause of Lymphoblastic Lymphoma remains unclear, but certain risk factors have been identified, including exposure to specific chemicals, radiation, and viruses.

Research has suggested that exposure to glyphosate-based herbicides, such as Roundup, might contribute to developing this cancer.

Signs and Symptoms

A woman on the bed who has a fever

The initial indicators of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, including Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, may resemble symptoms of other less severe ailments, such as the flu or acute myeloid leukemia.

However, it is crucial to recognize the signs and manifestations of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment [3].

Common indications of Lymphoblastic Lymphoma include:

  • Painless enlargement of the lymph nodes in the neck, armpit, or groin
  • Bleeding from the gums
  • Bone pain
  • Fever
  • Frequent infections
  • Recurrent or intense nosebleeds
  • Exhaustion
  • Distended abdomen
  • Cough
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Enlargement of the head and neck

Lymphoblastic Lymphoma and Roundup Connection

A female nurse using a microscopeResearchers and organizations have debated the connection between Roundup and Lymphoblastic Lymphoma.

Studies have indicated that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, may be associated with harmful effects in humans, including non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, due to Roundup exposure [4].

Bayer, the company that owns Roundup, maintains that glyphosate can be employed safely and does not induce cancer. However, they have proposed a settlement to resolve future claims related to Roundup.

Various organizations have weighed in on the link between Roundup and Lymphoblastic Lymphoma.

The World Health Organization classifies glyphosate as a probable human carcinogen, while the Environmental Protection Agency determined that glyphosate is “not likely to be carcinogenic to humans.”

This conflicting information underscores the need for further research and investigation into the potential risks posed by glyphosate-based herbicides.

“The excess risk attributable to glyphosate exposure is not high, but over the long run at the population level, this appears to be associated with increased lymphoma incidence.”
Adeel Khan, MD, MPH, MS, Hematologist-Oncologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Who is Affected by the Roundup Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Lawsuit?

Individuals affected by the Roundup Lymphoblastic Lymphoma lawsuit include agricultural workers, people residing in agricultural areas, recreational gardeners, and others exposed to Roundup in the past.

To be eligible for a Roundup lawsuit, one must have been diagnosed with one of the qualifying cancers and have a documented history of using Roundup products.

Roundup Lawsuits Involving Lymphoblastic Lymphoma

A gavel and lawsuit papersRoundup lawsuits involving Lymphoblastic Lymphoma have garnered significant attention and have led to substantial settlements for those affected.

In 2020, Bayer, the company that owns Roundup, proposed a $10.9 billion settlement to resolve 80% of Roundup’s cancer claims. This settlement includes both individual and class-action lawsuits.

However, not all Roundup lawsuits have been resolved, and thousands of cases are still pending. People may still be able to contract non-Hodgkin Lymphoma through the use of Roundup.

This could result in settlements or jury verdicts being awarded to such claimants.

Roundup Litigation Progress

The progress of Roundup litigation has been closely monitored by those affected and the general public.

In 2020, Bayer offered a $10.9 billion settlement to settle 80% of Roundup cancer claims. This would be the most significant agreement regarding such claims.

This proposed settlement includes both individual and class-action lawsuits, demonstrating the company’s commitment to addressing the concerns of those affected by Roundup exposure.

These settlements aim to settle future claims, ensuring justice for those affected.

What Types of Damages Can I Recover?

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The type of damages you can recover include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and in some cases, punitive damages.

The amount of compensation that can be recovered in a Roundup lawsuit will vary depending on the specific circumstances of each case.

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What Are The Qualifying Cancers For Roundup?

The qualifying cancers for Roundup lawsuits include non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and multiple myeloma. To be eligible for a Roundup lawsuit, one must have been diagnosed with one of these qualifying cancers and have a documented history of using Roundup products.

What’s The Average Payout For The Roundup Lawsuit?

The average payout for the Roundup lawsuit is estimated to be between $5,000 and $250,000, with an average settlement of around $160,000 per plaintiff.

Suppose you or a loved one has been exposed to Roundup and subsequently diagnosed with Lymphoblastic Lymphoma or another qualifying cancer.

In that case, seeking the guidance of an experienced Roundup lawyer at Schmidt & Clark, LLP is crucial.

Scheduling a free consultation can provide valuable insight into your legal rights and options and an overview of the process of filing a Roundup lawsuit against Bayer and other large corporations.

Don’t hesitate to take advantage of this no-obligation consultation to explore your potential case and discuss any questions or concerns.


References:

  1. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31342895/
  2. https://www.childrenshospital.org/conditions/lymphoblastic-lymphoma
  3. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/non-hodgkins-lymphoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20375680
  4. https://www.washington.edu/news/2019/02/13/uw-study-exposure-to-chemical-in-roundup-increases-risk-for-cancer/

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