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Which herbicides can cause Parkinson’s disease?

As one of the most commonly used herbicides nationwide, paraquat can be responsible for causing Parkinson’s disease in people who are frequently exposed to it. Those with a history of paraquat exposure have a 250% or even higher risk of developing the disorder, which has no cure.

Even if farmworkers use protective gear when applying paraquat, they are still exposed to the herbicide.

However, in addition to paraquat, there are other pesticides that have a significant association with Parkinson’s disease, such as:

If you have Parkinson’s disease and intend to file a claim, it is very important to know that you can seek legal recourse only if your diagnosis is the result of paraquat exposure. This is because exposure to other pesticides does not have a strong enough connection with the disorder, and more research is needed to find a definitive association. Paraquat exposure victims are encouraged to contact our expert team, as they might be eligible for compensation.

File your paraquat exposure claim with the assistance of our expert team

Atraxia Law has over 35 years of experience in assessing personal injury and product liability cases, so we have the necessary knowledge and resources to help you figure out whether you are eligible to file a paraquat exposure claim. The only documents we will need from you are evidence of your paraquat exposure and your medical records. If you are eligible, we will put you in touch with a specialized attorney to have your claim filed.