Since it was first registered for use in 1974, many in the United States
have used glyphosate as an herbicide to kill grass and broadleaf plants.
Glyphosate’s sodium salt form is often used to ripen fruit and regulate
the growth of plants. Many companies use glyphosate in their products.
It prevents a protein creation in most plants that is normally used to
Unfortunately, this product has its drawbacks in the agricultural community
as exposure has become a major concern. This means that glyphosate is
either on the skin, in the eyes, or inhaled. The herbicide can also effect
pets who come in contact with plants that have been sprayed with it.
Glyphosate has been used very popular products such as
Monsanto Roundup, which has come under a lot of scrutiny lately regarding its potential
links to non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The herbicide has been designated as a
probable cause for cancer in humans by the World Health Organization.
This should be a large concern to those who use products containing glyphosate
as exposure can have potentially fatal consequences.
At Domina Law Group, we are well aware that a number of people have used
glyphosate over the years in products such as Roundup. We also know the
adverse effects that have occurred as a result of exposure. Our Nebraska
injury attorneys have taken action, investigating claims against companies
such as Monsanto when people have sustained serious injuries or conditions
as a result.
It is our goal to make sure victims are well represented in a court of
law so they are not taken advantage of and they can understand their rights
and options. If you have questions about glyphosate or believe you have a claim,
contact our firm today and learn what we can do to help you move forward in the most positive