Paraquat and Parkinsons


Exposure to paraquat has been linked to increased risk for Parkinson's disease.

If you or a loved one is an agricultural worker diagnosed with or showing symptoms of Parkinson's disease, including tremors, after exposure to paraquat, please contact the lawyers at Keilty Bonadio for a free case evaluation.

What is paraquat?

Due to its toxicity, paraquat is classified as a restricted use herbicide by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which requires commercial farmers to recertify their applicators every three years.

Studies Link paraquat to Increased Risk for Parkinson's Disease

Multiple studies and published research papers have established a link between Parkinson's disease and exposure to paraquat. A National Institute of Health report showed paraquat users developed Parkinson's disease approximately 2.5 times more than non-users.


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