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Experts have linked the herbicide Paraquat to Parkinson’s Disease. Paraquat’s danger to users is widely known, and numerous countries have banned its use due to its toxicity.
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HAVE YOU OR A LOVED ONE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE FOLLOWING FREQUENT EXPOSURE TO PARAQUAT?
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What is Paraquat?
The herbicide Paraquat has been commercially available since 1962 and is one of the most widely used herbicides worldwide. It’s used to control weeds and as a post-harvest drying agent. Paraquat has been used in the U.S. to kill weeds, control grass growth, and destroy cannabis plants.
What is the Paraquat Lawsuit?
We are accepting clients in North and South Carolina who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s after significant exposure to this herbicide.
This exposure is possible for people who have handled or live near farms where Paraquat has been administered.
If you have been exposed to Paraquat and diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, please call us at 800-351-3008 to be considered. You may be entitled to substantial financial compensation.
What are some Symptoms of Paraquat Poisoning?
Due to its high toxicity, paraquat poising may occur after just brief exposure. Ingestion or exposure of this weed killer poses numerous health risks and long-term exposure has been linked to a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Symptoms associated with exposure to paraquat include:
- Difficulty breathing
- Increased heart rate
- Comas, and even death
What are Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease?
Parkinson’s disease impacts the nervous system, affecting movement, and symptoms worsen over time as the disease progresses. Symptoms vary from person to person but they tend to start on one side of the body. Some common symptoms are:
- Slowed movement
- Shaking or tremors, even when at rest
- Muscle stiffness
- Stooped posture
- Impaired balance
- Changes in speech (slurs, loss of inflections, etc.)
If you believe your situation may satisfy the requirements for a case, we would be pleased to explore this option with you.
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