What is Honcho?
Honcho Plus is a postemergence, systemic herbicide used to control many types of weeds, perennial weeds, woody brush, and trees. The glyphosate in Honcho works by moving through the plant from the point of foliage contact to and into the root system. Honcho weed killer is manufactured by Bayer, which acquired Monsanto in June 2018 for $66 billion.
Landmark Glyphosate Trial Ends in $289 Million Award to Plaintiff
The Monsanto Company took a massive hit in August 2018 following a California jury’s decision to award a former groundskeeper nearly $290 million in a landmark case alleging the company’s Roundup and other glyphosate weed killers cause cancer. The jurors ruled that the herbicides presented a “substantial danger” to the now 46-year-old Dewayne “Lee” Johnson, who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after using the spray for more than 2 years as a groundskeeper in San Francisco.
What is Glyphosate?
Glyphosate is a herbicide used to kill broadleaf plants and grasses, according to the National Pesticide Information Center. The sodium salt form of the weed killer is used to regulate a plant’s growth and ripen fruit before harvest.
Signs and symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma include:
- Painless, swollen lymph nodes in your neck, armpits or groin
- Abdominal pain or swelling
- Chest pain, coughing or trouble breathing
- Persistent fatigue
- Night sweats
- Unexplained weight loss
What Happened to Monsanto?
In June 2018, Bayer AG bought out the Monsanto Company for a whopping $66 billion, or $122 per share, according to Fortune. Bayer immediately retired the ‘Monsanto’ brand name in an attempt to distance itself from the controversial baggage, but to no avail. Upon news of Dwayne Johnson’s victory over Monsanto in the recent Roundup cancer trial, Bayer’s stock fell more than 10%, to its lowest point in 2 years, according to the Washington Post.
Why Our Law Firm Is Filing Individual Honcho Lawsuits Opposed To a Class Action
Although we are a nationally recognized class action firm, the Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm has decided against the filing of a Honcho weed killer class action suit and is currently filing individual claims on behalf of injured individuals and/or their family members that have been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma after using Honcho herbicide or other glyphosate-containing weed killer.
We went this route as it has been our experience that class action suits can 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 Honcho weed killer lawsuits on their behalf.
Do I Have a Honcho Weed Killer 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 Honcho 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 and believe it may have been caused by your handling of Honcho weed killer, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and we can help.