People who struggle with Parkinson’s disease as a consequence of paraquat exposure are eligible for compensation from liable manufacturers.
However, there are numerous aspects that need to be taken into consideration when assessing your eligibility for filing a paraquat claim. One of them being the statute of limitations.
This refers to the timeframe in which you can file a paraquat claim and it depends on your state of residence.
It ranges between 1 and 6 years, but the majority of states have a statute of limitations of 2 or 3 years from the moment you receive your diagnosis.
Accordingly, the eligibility criteria for filing a paraquat claim are the following:
Most people who develop Parkinson’s disease from paraquat exposure are agricultural workers such as farmers and farm workers. Nevertheless, chemical mixers, tank fillers, and herbicide applicators may also qualify for filing a paraquat claim, since they also have significant exposure to the herbicide.
Lastly, people who live in close proximity to farming communities are eligible for filing a paraquat claim well if they came to struggle with Parkinson’s disease. While there are many reasons for which you may want to file a paraquat claim, the following are most common:
The team of professionals at Atraxia Law has over 35 years of experience in evaluating personal injury and product liability claims nationwide, and will thoroughly assess your situation to determine whether you are eligible for filing a paraquat claim.
While the process is complex, it will not require major implications on your part and a family member can help you with the process.
The only documents we will need from you are evidence of your exposure to paraquat and proof of your diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
Eventually, you will know with certainty whether you qualify for filing a paraquat claim with the manufacturers of this herbicide. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us and we will promptly answer your questions.