Articles Posted in Paraquat

Our lawyers are handling Paraquat lawsuits in all 50 states.  This page is about projected Paraquat settlement payouts for a viable Paraquat lawsuit.

People who have developed Parkinson’s disease from Paraquat want to better understand the range of settlement amounts they can expect in their Paraquat lawsuit.

It is early in the Paraquat litigation. Settlement compensation payouts are still speculative. But we can look at other similar injuries to get a settlement range if plaintiffs’ lawyers are successful, as expected, in this litigation.

I take a deep dive into a recently filed Paraquat lawsuit so you better understand the foundation of these Syngenta Parkinson’s disease claims.  Our lawyers are handling these Paraquat lawsuits in all 50 states.

Paraquat is a highly toxic and poisonous chemical that is banned in over 32 countries. It is also one of the most widely used herbicides in the U.S. agriculture industry.

Recent studies have linked paraquat exposure to early-onset Parkinson’s disease, leading to a wave of Paraquat lawsuits against the companies who make the chemical. In this post, our lawyers take a detailed look at a recent Paraquat Parkinson’s disease lawsuit (Barbara Kelly v. Syngenta Crop Protection, et al., S.D. Ill., Case No. 3:21-pq-1415) by deconstructing the allegations in the Complaint.

Earlier this week, the Paraquat MDL judge (Hon. Nancy Rosenstengel) partially granted motions to dismiss filed by the defendants. Despite getting some of the plaintiffs’ minor claims dismissed, the decision was a defeat for the defense. Judge Rosenstengel flatly rejected the defendants’ primary argument that many of the plaintiffs’ claims should be time-barred under the applicable state statutes of repose.


RELATED POSTS:

Paraquat is a chemical herbicide that has recently been linked to Parkinson’s disease. A growing number of lawsuits are being filed against the manufacturers of Paraquat by individuals who used or were exposed to the chemical and later diagnosed with Parkinson’s.  Call our Paraquat lawyers today for a free consultation if you have a claim at 800-553-8082.

So far enough Paraquat lawsuits have been filed that the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) is expected to create a new class action Paraquat MDL.

Meanwhile, however, one of the earliest Paraquat Parkinson’s lawsuits is going to trial in state court in Illinois. The case, Thomas Hoffman, et al. v. Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, et al., (Case No. 17-L-517), was originally filed back in 2017 in the 20th Judicial Circuit Court for St. Clair County, Illinois.

Contact Information