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As a member of the community, you may not have the resources to stand up for yourself. Governmental and state regulatory agencies may be understaffed and under-funded. Our lawyers are dedicated to helping communities fight back when various industries pollute the soil, water and air, exposing numerous people to tremendous health risks. If you have been affected by toxic exposure, feel free to contact us and we will do all in our power to obtain the most satisfactory outcome for your case.

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One of our additional goals is to support the municipalities' efforts to construct long-term strategic initiatives that encourage polluters to become more responsible as members of the community.

We are based in Alabama, but our cases take us all over the country. We work through the details, the causation and the science needed to prove community toxic exposure. Some fo the toxic exposure cases are very complex and commonly take a few years to resolve, finding the best legal representation is a crucial part.

Glyphosate, the core ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed products, is a human carcinogen causing Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and other types of lymphoma including multiple myeloma and other diseases. Studies show that prolonged exposure and use of glyphosate-based products, such as Roundup produced by Monsanto, may cause lymphoma cancer types. If you were diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma or other lymphoma types and have been using Roundup weed and grass products at your work or for personal use, our lawyers will help recover the maximum amount of compensation for you and your family.

Lymphoma Cancer Patients and Family Eligible for Compensation

Glyphosate Cancer Causing Chemical Exposure

Workers may develop these diseases due to using Roundup at their jobs are, a few occupations that are known for heavy use of Roundup weed and grass products are the following:

  • farm workers
  • garden center employees
  • nursery employees
  • landscapers
  • groundskeepers
  • professional gardeners

Our research shows that heavy use of Roundup products and frequent exposure to the glyphosate cancer-causing chemical have been closely linked to Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and other lymphoma subtypes:

  • follicular lymphoma (average treatment costs $125,520/annually)
  • chronic lymphocytic leukemia (average treatment costs $122,450/annually)
  • mantle cell lymphoma (average treatment costs $105,220/annually)
  • diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (average treatment costs $142,680/annually)
  • hairy cell leukemia (average treatment costs $133,790/annually)
  • Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (average treatment costs $82,320/annually)
  • multiple myeloma (average treatment costs $192,440/annually)

Over 100k corn farmers, as well as ethanol plants and grain trading facilities, were eligible to receive compensation from the Syngenta GMO settlement fund of $1.5 billion. The time to file a claim was limited, the last day for filing was 12 October 2018.

Environmental Litigation Group, although does not accept new Syngenta claims, still works on ongoing claims. Current clients are free to call us with their questions any time.

We Handle Toxic Exposure Community Cases

$9.25 million

The North Birmingham toxic exposure community case resulted in $9.25 million. Multiple industrial facilities operating in the area have released high levels of toxins in the air and numerous residents have been exposed to these hazardous substances. The case was settled outside of litigation and the attorneys at Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. have successfully obtained compensation for the affected people.

$12.5 million

The Florala toxic exposure community case resulted in $12.5 million. The residents of the Florala and Lockhart communities in South Alabama have been exposed to toxins by a wood treatment facility located between the two towns. This case was also settled outside of litigation, with substantial compensation being recovered by the attorneys at Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.

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Two large industrial facilities located in East Saint Louis, Illinois have exposed residents living in the nearby areas to dioxins and PCBs, both extremely dangerous chemicals with devastating health effects. At the moment, the case is moving through litigation with one defendant and through settlement with the other.

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The residents of Selma, Alabama have been exposed to toxins released by a paper mill located in the city. Some of the chemicals employed in the process of paper manufacturing are carcinogenic and prolonged exposure can result in devastating diseases. The case is currently handled by the highly experienced attorneys at Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.

Amount TBD

A paper mill in Prattville, Alabama is responsible for exposing residents to hazardous chemical substances which can result in serious injuries. The toxic exposure community case is currently handled by the attorneys at Environmental Litigation Group, P.C., who are striving to obtain fair compensation for the damages.

Amount TBD

The residents of St. Louis, Missouri have been exposed to toxins and radioactive materials situated in dangerous proximity to their neighborhood. Exposure to radiation can have terrible effects on the human body and can even lead to cancer. The toxic exposure community case is being handled by the skilled attorneys at Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.

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Specializing in Environmental Law, Our Attorneys Will Recover the Compensation You Deserve

We have a legal experience of over 20 years, over the course of which our lawyers have successfully represented thousands of clients throughout the U.S. in their litigation cases. If you have been injured following prolonged exposure to pollutants or if your quality of life decreased dramatically due to toxic exposure, you may be eligible for substantial compensation. Our professional staff is permanently at your disposal, willing to listen and offer you the guidance you need. Our standard fee is 40% and we work on a contingency fee basis. That means we only collect that fee if we are able to recover compensation for you, either from the asbestos trust fund, a settlement, or a verdict. If we do not recover anything, you will not have any out-of-pocket expenses. 

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Common Questions

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There are thousands of products ranging from make-up to pottery that contain silica.

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