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What is the Paraquat lawsuit about?

- Studies show an increased risk of Parkinson's disease in individuals who had applied Paraquat. (Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2014)

- The first lawsuit was filed in 2017 on behalf of farm owners and agricultural workers who applied Paraquat or worked on farms where Paraquat was applied.

- Starting in 2016, the EPA required individuals to get special training in order to become certified pesticide applicators.

- We want to help you find out if you may be eligible for compensation.
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Makers of herbicides and other chemicals have a duty to provide safe products that are free from defects and that are not unreasonably dangerous. If there are risks of harm associated with a particular product, the manufacturer must also provide adequate warnings.

If the manufacturer fails to fulfill this duty, it could be legally responsible for injuries caused by the herbicide.

If you or a loved one has subsequently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease after exposure to the herbicide, you may be entitled to recover money for pain and suffering, medical expenses, and lost wages.

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What Is Paraquat Poisoning?

First used in the 1960s, paraquat dichloride (more commonly known as paraquat) is a highly toxic herbicide used commercially to prevent weed and grass growth near farms and crops. In fact, paraquat is so toxic that a single sip can be lethal — and there’s no known antidote.

Paraquat poisoning can occur if an individual:

  • Inhales or ingests paraquat

  • Comes into contact with sprayed plants

  • Gets paraquat on their skin

  • Mixes, loads, or applies paraquat