Farmers and agricultural workers who were exposed to the herbicide & harvest aid, Quick Quat are filing Paraquat Lawsuits across the USA.
The manufacturer of Quick-Quat, an herbicide that contains Paraquat, is Drexel Chemical Company. And according to their website, Quick-Quat is is a burndown herbicide that is used to control grasses and weeds on corn farms, fruit & nut farms, other industrial areas that require weed control.
Just like its Paraquat containing counterparts, Quik-Quat is a toxic herbicide that is used to control Glyphosate-resistant weeds. The product contains 3 pounds of paraquat per gallon, and is a restricted use pesticide that is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Paraquat, the active ingredient in Quick-Quat, is related to an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease according to studies. Thisis why we strongly encourage clients who have Parkinson’s or tremors and a history of paraquat exposure to contact us to see if you qualify for a claim. Toxic exposure lawsuits is our area of expertise, and it's costs nothing to see if you quality for a Quick-Quat lawsuit.
Since Quick-Quat is very effective in controlling weeds and grasses, it is prescribed as a harvest aid in a variety of crops, including soybeans and cotton. Quick-Quat has a very potent, foul odor, and it contains a substance that triggers vomiting if ingested.
Under US federal law, it is forbidden to use this product on playgrounds, recreational parks, sports fields, schools, and golf courses, since it is intended only for agricultural employment. People who are certified to use Parazone must wear protective equipment to reduce the risk of exposure, including:
No. As of this time it is not. We do not intend to file a class-action due to the varying degree of severity of injury from plaintiff to plaintiff.
The risk of developing Parkinson’s disease for those who worked with or surrounded Paraquat is 250% higher than that for the general population. If you or a loved one has been exposed to Paraquat via the product Quick-Quat, look for signs like slow movement, tremors in the hands, legs, jaw, or head, stiff limbs, or impaired balance and coordination. If you suspect that one or more of these symptoms have been noticed in you or your loved one, seek medical attention immediately, since they are very likely to suffer from Parkinson’s disease. Because the condition is often misdiagnosed, obtaining a second and even third opinion may be necessary in order to receive the correct diagnosis.
For many years, our legal team has been providing legal assistance to people injured by toxic exposure and we have represented farmers & agricultural workers before. We are prepared to help your family obtain the compensation they deserve for their diagnosis from any manufacturer of Paraquat. Contact us to see if you qualify!