Roundup is a herbicide that’s used to kill weeds in people’s front and backyards. Unfortunately, however, the chemical has been suggested to cause cancer and severe side effects in some people exposed to it for long periods of time. Because of this, lawsuits are being mounted, and the company is being sued for tens of millions of dollars.
If you have been exposed to Roundup and have suffered nasty side effects because of it, then you may want to consider making a claim for compensation. This post will tell you how you can do that, in addition to the dangers of prolonged exposure to this chemical.
If you want to make a claim for compensation, then you will first need to prove that your symptoms have been caused by Roundup exposure. A professional personal injury lawyer will be able to help you to do that, in addition to adding your claim to the much broader Roundup lawsuit that’s going through the courts at the moment. It is worth noting, only severe side effects qualify a person for compensation. If you experienced mild side effects such as a sore throat or brief eye irritation, then you won’t be able to make a claim. Symptoms such as this are typical with all herbicides. However, if you have suffered more severe symptoms, like cancer and kidney disease, then you will indeed be able to make a claim. Only a lawyer will be able to make a claim for you, so make sure that you find one who’s experienced, qualified, and familiar with Roundup.
Many of the people making claims against the company responsible for selling and marketing Roundup suffer (or have suffered) from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. If you have been diagnosed with this disease and at some point in the recent past have used Roundup, then it may be to blame. The best person to contact in order to determine whether or not you will be able to make a claim is a lawyer, preferably one currently making claims on behalf of other clients suffering because of Roundup exposure.
Kidney disease is also common among people who are making claims against Roundup’s A Closer Look at the Dangers of Prolonged Exposure to Roundupretailers. Kidney disease can be very hard to live with, even fatal. If you have been diagnosed with it, and again, have used Roundup at any point before your diagnosis, it is important to reach out to a lawyer. Kidney disease requires a lot of medical treatment, which many people are unable to afford. If you are suffering from it and you suspect that it has been caused by Roundup, then compensation will help to pay for your medical bills.
Children of parents exposed to large amounts of this chemical have been known to be born with birth defects. Compensation is paid out to the parents of these children, and also to the children. The birth defects caused by Roundup can be severe enough to limit a child’s ability to live an ordinary life. The parents of children born with birth defects often have to care for their children for the rest of their lives. This means that they are sometimes unable to work and aren’t able to lead ordinary lives themselves, which is why they need compensation payments.
Liver damage, like kidney disease and cancer, can be caused by Roundup exposure. Liver damage can be particularly nasty and can lead to people having to receive medical treatment for the rest of their lives, which can be very expensive. Compensation will be paid to you if you can prove Roundup caused your liver damage so that you can pay for your medical bills and live a normal life with your injuries. A lot of people cannot work due to liver damage, which means that they need to be given an amount of compensation that’s large enough to cover their living expenses.
If you have experienced any other serious health problems that haven’t been mentioned here, then it is again essential to reach out to a lawyer. A lawyer will be able to arrange a medical consultation for you so that they can ascertain whether or not your health problems have been caused by Roundup. Roundup can cause a broad range of conditions outside of those listed here, which is why it’s important for you to reach out and get support if you were using Roundup in the run-up to your conditions or health issues becoming manifest.
Prolonged exposure to Roundup can cause some very nasty side effects. It can cause everything listed here, and much more. The best person to reach out to if you suspect your issues have been caused by the chemical is a lawyer.