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Bayer Seems Serious About Potential Roundup Settlement

Riddle Brantley LLP   |  July 17, 2019   |  

Following a series of high-profile losses in civil court and facing more than 13,000 additional lawsuits, Bayer is sending signals that a Roundup cancer lawsuit settlement may be happening soon. A Roundup settlement would have far-reaching consequences for the thousands of groundskeepers and agricultural workers who allege the popular weed killer caused their cancer.

In May the manufacturer of the popular herbicide Roundup was slapped with a $2 billion judgment by a jury that found Monsanto — a Bayer subsidiary — “failed to warn of the herbicide’s cancer risk and that the company acted negligently.”

Two previous jury trials also resulted in multi-million dollar judgments against Monsanto.

Roundup Settlement Could Reach $10 Billion - Riddle & BrantleyA federal judge recently appointed Kenneth Feinberg, a lawyer known for mediating settlements in major class action and mass tort lawsuits, to work toward a Roundup settlement with Bayer to resolve outstanding claims. Feinberg previously helped negotiate settlements involving September 11 first responders, victims of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, and the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal.

While Bayer insists that its glyphosate-based weed killer is safe and has vowed to continue fighting the Roundup lawsuits, the company recently hired a law firm to advise a committee set-up to resolve the litigation. Last week, Bayer CEO Werner Baumann additionally met with investors to discuss the lawsuits and a potential Roundup settlement.

According to legal analysts, negotiations could result in a potential Roundup lawsuit settlement as high as $10 billion.

Will a potential Roundup settlement affect you?

If you’ve been exposed to Roundup weed killer and been diagnosed with lymphoma, including non-Hodgkins lymphoma, you may be entitled to compensation.

With a Roundup settlement seemingly close at hand, now is the time to talk with an experienced attorney about your legal options.

“Now is the time to contact your attorney if you believe your exposure to Roundup has caused your cancer.” -Gene Riddle

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Am I eligible for a Roundup lawsuit?

You or a loved one may be eligible for a Roundup lawsuit if you meet the following criteria:

  • You have used Roundup weed killer (not generic brands containing glyphosate)
  • You have been diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, B or T-cell or Chronic Lymphocytic leukemia

Workers in agriculture and groundskeeping exposed to Roundup and diagnosed with cancer deserve justice — and may be entitled to significant compensation. Potential compensation awarded can be used to pay for medical expenses, make up for lost wages, and help you improve your quality of life.

For a FREE consultation with our Roundup lawsuit attorneys, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the short form below.

There is no obligation, and no attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive financial compensation.

Please call 1-800-525-7111. You deserve justice, and we’d love to help if we can.