Paraquat lawsuit settlement amounts

What Is The Estimated Payout Value For Paraquat Claims?

It’s mind-boggling how a highly toxic pesticide that’s been banned in over 30 countries is still heavily used in the United States. But that’s the case for paraquat — a popular weed killer that has managed to be a household name in agriculture for several years now. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), […]


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Paraquat MDL Now Contains Nearly 400 Cases

On June 7, 2021, all federally filed paraquat lawsuits were consolidated into the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. U.S. District Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel was appointed to oversee the legal proceedings.  During that time, around 80 paraquat lawsuits were pending in several federal courts across the country. Now, the number of […]


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Georgia Man Files Paraquat Lawsuit After Being Diagnosed With Parkinson’s

A Georgia man and his wife recently filed a paraquat lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. According to the complaint, the husband was exposed to paraquat and now suffers from a brain disorder because of it. Recent research has shown that the widely used herbicide sold under the brand […]


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EPA Sued Over Re-Approval of Herbicide Paraquat

Farmworker groups, environmentalists, and health organizations sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after its re-approval of paraquat dichloride. The toxic herbicide, simply known as paraquat, has been the subject of many lawsuits filed in the United States.  Paraquat lawsuits continue to mount against its manufacturer. Studies have linked the weed killer to an increased risk […]


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What Herbicides Have Paraquat in Them?

Paraquat, also known as paraquat dichloride, is a widely used herbicide that has long been controversial due to its toxicity. In fact: Several paraquat toxicity lawsuits have already been filed, claiming that exposure to the popular weed killer can cause poisoning and an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. And although only licensed applicators now […]

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