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Paraquat Parkinson’s Bellwether Trial Set For November 2022

As a growing number of Paraquat lawsuits continue to be filed by individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease after exposure to the controversial weed killer, a federal judge indicates that the first “bellwether” case will go before a jury in November 2022, which will help gauge how juries are likely to respond to certain evidence and…

Lawsuit Alleges Syngenta Fraudulently Concealed Link Between Paraquat and Parkinson’s Disease

A recently filed lawsuit alleges Syngenta fraudulently concealed and withheld information about the link between Paraquat and Parkinson’s disease. As a consequence, agricultural workers and those living in areas surrounding fields where the weedkiller was sprayed went on to develop devastating neurological injuries. Paraquat is a highly toxic grass and weed killer that is sold…

Syngenta Sues Insurers Over Paraquat Settlement and Legal Costs

As the number Paraquat lawsuits against Syngenta filed by farmers and individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease continues to grow, the global agricultural company has filed a declaratory judgement against more than 100 insurance companies, arguing that they should provide coverage for litigation costs, damages, and potential settlements. The complaint was brought by Syngenta Crop Protection,…

Paraquat Exposure, Pesticide Drift and Water Contamination Led To Parkinson’s Disease – Lawsuit

According to a recently filed product liability lawsuit, a Missouri woman indicates she developed Parkinson’s disease from Paraquat, following years of exposure directly working with the herbicide, as well as living on a farm where it was regularly used. A Complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on…

Illinois Man Alleges Exposure to Paraquat Caused Parkinson’s Disease

An Illinois man indicates he suffered severe neurological injuries consistent with Parkinson’s disease following exposure to paraquat, a controversial weedkiller used throughout the United States for decades. According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, a man claims his injuries were the result of repeated exposure to…

Paraquat Lawsuits

Exposure to Paraquat is know to increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease. As such, it is dangerous to human health and unfit to be marketed and sold in commerce – particularly so without proper warnings and directions as to the dangers associated with its use. Nature of Action: This case arises out of the Defendants’…