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Paraquat Weed Killer Lawsuit

Concerns about the Paraquat Weed Killer's safety have persisted for years, including that direct exposure to the toxic chemical can cause neurological damage and may cause Parkinson’s Disease.

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Farmers and agricultural workers have filed lawsuits in courts around the country alleging Paraquat’s manufacturer, Syngenta Group, failed to warn them about the life-altering neurological effects Paraquat caused. Motley Rice toxic exposure attorneys are reviewing the allegations.

Although banned or restricted in more than 30 countries, toxic weed killer Paraquat, remains one of the most popular commercial herbicides. Due to its toxicity, Paraquat is restricted in the U.S., and can only be used by licensed applicators who have completed training on how to mix, load and apply the herbicide. As a result, licensed applicators and the people who work for them are most at risk for health problems caused by toxic exposure.

Paraquat and Parkinson’s

Exposure to Paraquat can cause severe health effects with some studies finding “significant associations” with Parkinson’s Disease. Common Parkinson’s Disease symptoms include, but are not limited to:

Hand tremors
Stiffness
Loss of balance and/or difficulty moving and walking
Trouble speaking
Hallucinations
Delusions

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If you or someone you love was directly exposed to Paraquat after 1964 and later diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, you may have a claim. For more information, please complete this online form or call 1.800.768.4026.


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