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From Start to Finish: Exploring RoundUp Mass Tort Litigation

Apr 16, 2023
Shamis & Gentile, P.A.

RoundUp lawsuits have become a serious way for individuals who believe their health has been adversely affected by glyphosate exposure, to pursue justice and accountability for the responsible companies behind the herbicide.

And as an increasing number of individuals affected by RoundUp seek justice through litigation, mass tort lawsuits have emerged as a powerful legal avenue. These lawsuits are based on the unique circumstances of each individual plaintiff’s case.

However, they are consolidated and heard in a single centralized court, allowing for independent claims while benefiting from the collective strength of supporting evidence and claims. So, today we are going to explore the process of mass tort litigation, in order to help you decide whether to proceed in a similar way yourself.

Understanding the Legal Basis

In order to understand whether a lawsuit is a viable option for you or your loved ones affected by RoundUp, you can look up current allegations and claims from other cases. In general, these cases rose because scientific research voiced concerns about the potential health risks linked to glyphosate exposure.

And these allegations in the more prominent RoundUp lawsuits often revolve around these same claims, meaning that exposure to the herbicide has led to the development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and other serious health conditions. It is crucial for individuals to be aware of these risks and understand their rights in seeking compensation.

Choosing Mass Tort Litigation

If you wish to pursue a legal course of action, then mass tort lawsuits can be an effective way of seeking justice, as these lawsuits are specifically designed to be filed independently, but share certain attributes, such as evidence, expert witnesses and more.

This means any one individual will not need to bear the entire financial burden of running a full-fledged court case for years, and evidence found in other similar claims can be used in your own case, and vice versa.

Comparing this to a class action lawsuit, where every plaintiff is entitled to the same share of the compensation, and bound to the same verdict in the end, mass tort lawsuits makes a lot of sense, when considering each victim of RoundUp exposure might have a different goal, financial burden and so on.

The Process of the Lawsuit

Once you have decided to continue with a mass tort lawsuit, it is time to file the actual claim. This is where an experienced law firm such as Shamis & Gentile P.A. comes into the picture. We can help you build and present your case, including gathering relevant evidence, preparing medical records, and providing documentation to support your claim.

Our team of lawyers and paralegals will help build the strongest possible case for you, including expert testimonies, scientific research, and prior cases of relevance. We will work on establishing a causation between RoundUp and your health conditions, making your case as solid as possible.

Together we will discuss what types of compensation that may be pursued, such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and punitive damages. We will also advice you on the impact of successful litigation in terms of corporate accountability and product safety, meaning that your case can help others in a similar place as yourself.

Finally, we will reach the point of a fully-fledged trial, where the case will be decided, or we will reach an agreement during settlement negotiations. While it can be vindicating to take the case to court, settlements can provide timely compensation to plaintiffs and avoid the uncertainties of a trial. Either way, we will ensure the best possible outcome for you and your case.

Do not let the negligent actions of corporations go unchecked. Join the fight for accountability and compensation. Contact Shamis & Gentile, P.A. today for a free case evaluation.

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