What is Accord Herbicide?
Dow markets Accord XRT II herbicide as a “convenient high-load glyphosate formulation featuring the industries best surfactant package for quick, complete burndown.” The product features a third-generation DMA salt to deliver broad-spectrum control of more than 100 annual and perennial weeds and woody plants.
What’s the Problem?
Accord XRT II contains glyphosate, a chemical that was deemed by the World health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in July 2015 to be “probably carcinogenic” to humans. Monsanto, the company that developed glyphosate for use in its Roundup weed killer, currently faces more than 4,000 lawsuits filed on behalf of people who claim they developed lymphoma and other forms of cancer as a result of exposure to the herbicide.
The glyphosate in Accord weed killer has been linked to the following serious side effects:
- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
- Large Diffuse B-cell Lymphoma
- Follicular Lymphoma
- Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
- Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
- Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma
- Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)
- Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphoma
About Class Action Lawsuits
Although we are a nationally recognized class action firm, the Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm has decided against the filing of an Accord Herbicide Class Action Suit, and is currently filing individual claims on behalf of injured individuals and/or their family members who were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after being exposed to Accord weed killer.
A class action is a type of lawsuit filed with the court on behalf of large group of people or “class” of individuals that have been injured or wronged. The class is represented by the law firm and the case is generally decided upon a single member of the class who is sometimes referred to as the “class representative or class rep.”
Why Our Law Firm Is Filing Individual Lawsuits Opposed To a Class Action
In some instances, a class action may offer some advantages, as they aggregate a large number of individualized claims into one representational lawsuit. The aggregation can increase the efficiency of the legal process, lower the costs of litigation and in some cases offer the solution to a common problem wherein small recoveries do not provide the incentive for any individual or law firm to file an individual lawsuit.
However, a class action suit can also be a detriment to many class members, as they are often forced into a blanket “low ball settlement” and higher attorney fees. At Schmidt & Clark, LLP we understand that our clients are suffering emotionally and economically due to loss of wages and/or high medical bills and we plan to maximize each client’s recovery by filing individual Accord Herbicide lawsuits on their behalf.
Do I Have an Accord Herbicide Lawsuit?
The Class Action Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Accord herbicide lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new cancer cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you got cancer from Accord Herbicide, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a lawsuit and we can help.