‘Tip of the Iceberg’: Six Tort Circumstances Filed in Pa. and Two Different States Blaming Herbicide for Parkinson’s Illness

Syngenta headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Photo credit: Taxiarchos228 via Wikimedia Commons

Half a dozen lawsuits were filed simultaneously in federal courts in three states – including Pennsylvania – on April 30th against the makers and marketers of paraquat, a herbicide allegedly linked to the development of Parkinson’s disease.

The plaintiffs are represented by lawyers from Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, Philadelphia; DiCello Levitt in Chicago; and Searcy Denney in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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