Paraquat News | Parkinson's Disease Injuries

Below are some of our news stories explaining the potential dangers of Paraquat, and especially the connection to Parkinson's disease.

To learn more about the types of injuries that have been linked to this product, and the legal claims that have been filed, click Paraquat.

  • First Paraquat Trial Delayed, But MDL Is Created as More Lawsuits Come to Bear

    The first trial among multiple claims filed against Paraquat makers and distributors was delayed. It was the most recent of several delays for this highly anticipated litigation. The claim involves a man who developed Parkinson’s disease after decades of exposure to Paraquat.

    Thomas Hoffman worked as a farmer. According to his complaint, the plaintiff was first exposed to Paraquat when he was in the fifth grade, and the exposure continued for decades in the course of Hoffman’s farming work. He died in 2017, only 23 days after filing his lawsuit.

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