Paraquat and Parkinson's
Widely used herbicide, linked to progressive
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If you or your loved ones were diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease you may qualify to participate in the Paraquat lawsuit. You should retain counsel right away to preserve your rights before it’s too late.
The Paraquat lawyers at Brown, LLC have successfully handled mass tort litigation like Paraquat for over a decade with over a hundred million dollars recovered for our clients. Contact us today at 1 (877) 561-0000 to speak with our Paraquat lawyers who are ready to fight for your rights. We handle cases nationwide and we’re only paid if we win the case. Past results do not guarantee future success and the success of your case may depend on your individual facts and circumstances.
Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease
In 1982, an experiment conducted in Southern California revealed the chemical compound MPTP caused its users to suffer from symptoms akin to Parkinson’s disease. Paraquat, a widely used fast acting herbicide has a chemical structure very similar to that of MPTP. The Paraquat lawsuit claims that the use of Paraquat can cause Parkinson’s Disease.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Paraquat users were exposed to the harmful chemical primarily during the mixing, loading, and application process. Individuals who live near certain farms could also have been exposed to the herbicide.
Studies suggest that any exposure to this harmful product within 1,600 feet resulted in a 75% increased risk of Parkinson’s Disease. Additionally, pesticide applicators who directly handled Paraquat suffered twice the risk of Parkinson’s Disease than that of the general population.
According to the Unified Parkinson’s Advocacy Council, the economic costs of Parkinson’s disease estimated to be
- $26,400 per year for individual care for a person with the disease; and
- Up to $26.4 billion in economic costs per year nationally.
Paraquat Lawsuits - Parkinson’s Disease Injuries
On October 6, 2017 a lawsuit was filed on behalf of farmers and agricultural workers who developed Parkinson’s disease or symptoms related to it due to Paraquat exposure and usage. The defendants named in this lawsuit, Syngenta, Growmark and Chevron Chemical, allegedly produced, distributed, and sold Paraquat under various names.
The physical and emotional repercussions after a Parkinson’s diagnosis on an individual and their loved ones may last a lifetime.
Common symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease include:
- Slowed movement (bradykinesia)
- Rigid muscles
- Impaired posture and balance
- Loss of automatic movements
- Speech changes
- Writing changes
Am I Eligible To Participate In The Paraquat Lawsuit?
If you or your loved ones were diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease you may qualify to participate in the Paraquat lawsuit. You should retain counsel right away to preserve your rights and to advance your case before it’s too late.
We at Brown, LLC have handled cases of such severity with maximum benefits for our clients which has made us a leading mass tort litigation law firm. Contact us today at 1 (877) 561-0000 to speak with our Paraquat lawyers who are ready to fight for your rights. We handle cases nationwide and we’re only paid if we win the case.
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