Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is an environmental cancer, which means that it is not an inherited cancer, rather one that is caused by exposure during a person’s lifetime.
Savannah, GA (PRWEB)
May 31, 2017
Personal injury attorney Eugene C. Brooks recently filed a complaint (Case No. 7:17-cv-00093-HL filed in United States District Court Middle District of Georgia Valdosta Division) against Monsanto Company (defendant), the maker of Roundup®, a popular weed-control product. The complaint was filed on behalf of Ronnie Turner (plaintiff), who, court documents allege, developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma as a direct and proximate result of being exposed to Roundup®, which contains the active ingredient glyphosate.
Mr. Brooks has also filed a complaint for another client who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma allegedly after exposure to Roundup® (Case No. 5:17-dv-00063 filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Waycross Division). This complaint was filed on behalf of Charles Sowell (plaintiff) against Monsanto Company (defendant).
According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Published medical studies show that the active ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate, is strongly related to the development of a blood-related cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. “Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is an environmental cancer, which means that it is not an inherited cancer, rather one that is caused by exposure during a person’s lifetime,” said attorney for the plaintiff Brooks.
After the complaint is served on Monsanto, pursuant to the federal rules of multidistrict litigation,…