Paraquat Class Action Lawsuit

Shook & Stone - Class Action Attorneys

Paraquat Attorneys in Nevada

Dangers of the Herbicide & How to File a Claim

Paraquat is a widely used herbicide, it is used all over the world. It is also the most dangerous.

Paraquat, which is also known a Gramoxone; is a toxic herbicide that has been linked to serious health complications including Parkinson’s disease. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s after being exposed to paraquat, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit.

At least 50 lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of paraquat, alleging that they knew or should have known about the dangers of the herbicide. If you have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, you may be able to join one of these lawsuits or file your own claim.

Paraquat has been banned in more than 40 countries, but it is still used in the United States. If you have been exposed to paraquat, it is important to understand the risks.

What is Paraquat?

Paraquat is a herbicide that is used to kill weeds and grasses. It is one of the most widely used herbicides in the world.

Paraquat is a toxic chemical that can be deadly if ingested. It is absorbed through the skin and inhaled. Paraquat has been linked to serious health complications, including Parkinson’s disease.

Who is the Maker of Paraquat?

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. and Syngenta. There are more than 400 plaintiffs currently in the lawsuit with the claim that paraquat exposer caused their Parkinson’s disease.

Where is Paraquat Used?

Paraquat is used in agriculture and forestry. It is also used in home gardens and on golf courses. Paraquat is used in the United States, but it has been banned in more than 40 countries.

What are the Health Risks of Paraquat?

Paraquat has been linked to serious health complications, including Parkinson’s disease.

Paraquat is a toxic chemical that can be deadly if ingested. It is absorbed through the skin and inhaled. Paraquat has been linked to serious health complications, including Parkinson’s disease.

Paraquat exposure has also been linked to other health problems, such as:

Who is at Risk for Developing Parkinson's from Paraquat Exposure?

Farmers and agricultural workers who are exposed to paraquat are at the highest risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Exposure has been linked in the following ways:

What are the Symptoms of Paraquat Exposure?

Individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease due to paraquat exposure may display the following symptoms:

How Does Paraquat Work?

Paraquat works by causing cell death. When paraquat enters the body, it causes the cells to break down and die.

Paraquat is a neurotoxin, meaning it is toxic to the nervous system. Paraquat has been linked to Parkinson’s disease, which is a degenerative disease of the nervous system.

Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include tremors, muscle stiffness, and difficulty walking. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disease, meaning it gets worse over time.

There is no cure for Parkinson’s disease. The only treatment is to manage the symptoms.

How our Paraquat Attorney can Help?

If you or your family’s health has been effected by paraquat Shook & Stone can help you hold these companies accountable. Give our experienced mass tort and class action suit attorneys a call at 702-570-0000.