Paraquat Class Action

Popular Herbicide Paraquat Linked to Parkinson's Disease

Were You Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease After Being Exposed to The Herbicide Paraquat?

Paraquat has been connected to studies that link long-term exposure to the herbicide paraquat, causes Parkinson’s disease. If you or a family member used Paraquat  and developed Parkinson’s diease, you may be entitled to compensation. The Downs Law Group is representing:

  • Farmers
  • Agricultural Workers
  • Certified Applicators
  • Growers
  • Pickers
  • Landscapers
  • Anyone who works around commercial weed killers/ pesticides
  • Individuals who lived near a farm that used toxic weed killer

A study conducted by the National Institutes of Health along with the Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center in California shows a link between Paraquat and Parkinsons Disease.

The study found that exposure to Paraquat (pesticides) can be toxic to nerve tissue. Users of paraquat are 2.5 times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than a non-user. 

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Paraquat sprayer being exposes to harmful chemicals

Paraquat has been used in commercial farming and agriculture in the United states since the 1960s. Currently there is no cure of Parkinson’s disease and those who are suffering will have to undergo treatment for the rest of their lives.   

An experienced paraquat  lawyer can help you file a claim for substantial compensation for costly medical bills, lost wages  and other expenses that have arose from your Parkinson’s diagnosis

Paraquat Questions & Answers

What is paraquat?

Paraquat is a weed killer registered in the United States of America as a restricted use pesticide. It can not be purchased for residential or home garden settings. This product is used my agricultural farmers, field workers.

What products contain paraquat?

  • Blanco
  • Bonfire
  • Cyclone
  • Devour
  • Firestorm
  • Gramoxone
  • Helmquat
  • Parazone
  • Para-SHOT
  • Quik-Quat
  • VECOL

Who has access to paraquat?

Paraquat is a weed killer registered in the United States of America as a restricted use pesticide. It can not be purchased for residential or home garden settings. This product is used my agricultural farmers, field workers.

How is paraquat applied?

Paraquat is applied in three different ways:

  • Field workers
  • Spray truck
  • Airplane
truck spraying herbicide

You May Be Entitled To Recover The Following Type Of Damages:

Economic Damages

Past & Future Medical Expenses

Expenses for hospital stays or doctor’s visits, surgeries, medical devices, and medication.

  • Expenses for rehabilitation.
  • Lost wages for time you were prevented from working due to injury or mental anguish.

Non-Economic Damages

Pain and Suffering

  • Which arise from physical pain and suffering.
  • Loss of consortium and society, or loss of love, affection, and companionship that family members share with one another.

 

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