For decades, the older herbicide “paraquat” has been used to protect crops on farms throughout the nation. Unfortunately, due to the potency of the formula, people who live close to agricultural areas in which paraquat was used have the potential to suffer due to their exposure. Numerous studies have also shown that this herbicide may be linked to Parkinson’s disease as well as kidney disease and kidney failure.

If you or a loved one was routinely exposed to paraquat and have developed Parkinson’s disease, kidney disease, or kidney failure, then you may be entitled to compensation. Whether you directly applied paraquat or have lived near a farm that potentially used paraquat, we may be able to help you. The experienced attorneys at The Ruth Law Team are currently reviewing several lawsuits for sufferers of Parkinson’s disease. We will help you and your loved ones seek justice by filing a paraquat claim on your behalf. Contact The Ruth Law Team at (888) 373-0625 for your free consultation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Paraquat

What Is Paraquat?

Paraquat is a herbicide.  It is used on commercial farms to eradicate unwanted plant growth and make way for the planting of new crops.  Paraquat has been banned by multiple countries, yet it is still one of the most widely used herbicides in the United States. Currently, paraquat is legal in the U.S.  However, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies all paraquat products as... read more?

Is Paraquat Dangerous?

Yes, paraquat is an extremely dangerous chemical. Not only has it been linked to Parkinson’s disease as well as kidney disease or kidney failure, but it is also poisonous if ingested. In fact, according to the scientific journal Environmental Health, paraquat is implicated in roughly 100 poisonings in the U.S. every single year. How harmful is paraquat you ask? On the authority of the EPA,... read more?

Who Can File a Claim?

As we do with every personal injury claim, The Ruth Law Team will need to demonstrate how a particular event caused an injury or ailment. In the case of paraquat, this means that you or your loved one will need to have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and exposed to the chemical paraquat. Because of the potency of paraquat, people who live or lived near farms or heavy agricultural... read more?

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