Dallas, TX asked in Products Liability, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Texas

Q: I received settlement from Bayer/Monsanto for my husband's non Hodgkin'lymphoma. After they offered me the initial sett

Settlement they then asked me if I could hold out for a larger settlement as my husband passed away from his Roundup exposure. It is now been 2 years and still no settlement they say keep holding out if possible is this normal?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm very sorry for the loss of your husband. Your attorney would be in the best position to answer this, but based on the timeline you describe, one possibility is that your law firm added the wrongful death element to a case that started out as illness from exposure, increasing the complexity of the case. But that's only a speculation, based on the brief description posted. Your attorney could answer this more definitively (it could also make a difference if in the first line of the post you mean you received a "settlement," or a "settlement offer.") Good luck

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