Roundup Weedkiller

Zinns Law Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Proposed Monsanto Class Action Settlement

Zinns Law has joined more than 90 firms across the US in signing an Amicus Brief that opposes a proposed class action settlement involving Monsanto, the maker of Roundup weedkiller.   Roundup has been linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a deadly form of cancer. The proposed class action settlement would create additional obstacles for victims by prohibiting punitive damages, staying litigation for...

11Alive Sterigenics

Cobb County Family Blames Sterigenics Plant for Children’s Illnesses

Zinns Law founding attorney Sharon Zinns recently appeared in a news segment on 11Alive, Atlanta’s NBC affiliate. Zinns Law, along with The Ashby Firm and Schneider Hammers, represent the Gil family, whose young daughters are suffering from life-threatening illnesses. The family believes those illnesses were caused by exposure to ethylene oxide gas, a chemical used by the nearby Sterigenics...


New Tests Reveal Spike in Cancer-Causing Ethylene Oxide Gas After Georgia Plant Re-Opens

Ethylene oxide is a colorless gas that is often used to sterilize medical equipment. It functions as a disinfectant, fungicide, and a pesticide. When a person inhales ethylene oxide, the gas can destroy DNA and damage cells. Exposure can cause a variety of dangerous conditions, including blood disorders, emphysema, nervous system damage, miscarriages, and infertility. Prolonged ethylene oxide exposure...