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I Am Injured from Paraquat Poisoning, What Do I Do Now?

It is not impossible to be injured from different types of poisons on a daily basis. Even a seemingly innocuous chemical used around the home or garden can cause dangerous fumes if ingested accidentally or inhaled. The same is true from paraquat. This chemical was used quite extensively in the past to kill weeds in home gardens, or commercially to do much the same. You may have been exposed to it, before you knew that you were at risk of exposure.

Although there are many lawsuits lately regarding people who have been poisoned from weed killers, and Roundup comes to mind, paraquat is not the active ingredient in Roundup. The names of herbicide that contain paraquat go by different brand names, such as:

  • Ortho Paraquat CL
  • Parazone
  • Bonedry
  • Blanco
  • Dexuron
  • Quick-Quat
  • Para-Shot 3.0
  • Helmquat 3SL
  • Cyclone SL 2.0

What Exactly is Paraquat Poisoning?

Paraquat poisoning is a chemical reaction that affecting your internal organs. Any time that you are exposed to paraquat, you may be risking exposing your organs to permanent damage. Paraquat is a dangerous weed killing chemical that causes serious issues to organs when ingested or inhaled. Paraquat is not used in the United States any longer, as it is banned. But it was used in the past, and people even died from it. Paraquat exposure can have an experience of symptoms such as:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Blood in the stools
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Low blood pressure
  • Confusion
  • Muscle weakness
  • Seizures
  • Increased heart rate
  • Dehydration
  • Nausea
  • Scarring of the lungs
  • Lung collapse
  • Coma
  • Death
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms
  • Nosebleeds
  • Trouble breathing
  • Kidney failure
  • Liver failure
  • Heart failure
  • Respiratory failure
  • Multiple organ failure
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Are My Symptoms Going to be Permanent If I am Exposed to Paraquat?

Your symptoms from an exposure to paraquat will depend on the level, intensity and duration of the exposure to this harmful chemical. You will first need to be seen by a healthcare professional, who will rule out other issues to determine that you are indeed suffering from exposure to paraquat.

The first instance to help yourself if you fear you have been exposed to paraquat, is to go to an emergency room to find out what your exposure level is right now. If you have a mild exposure to paraquat, it might be the case that you will be treated and possibly released. If you have had a more serious exposure to paraquat poisoning, you may have to be held at the hospital for observation and further treatments. You will need to get the paraquat out of your body, then treat your symptoms that remain, as well as hope to repair any internal organs that were affected by the paraquat poisoning exposure.

If you have been exposed to paraquat, give our law office a call immediately. You will want to call now to speak with a lawyer who will work with you, and talk to you about your case. Are you ready to get on the winning team? If you are, just call today to speak with an attorney to answer all of your questions about your claim of paraquat poisoning.

How Much Can I Recover in a Settlement if I Was Exposed to Paraquat?

The value of your case will depend on the extent of your damages and personal injuries. No two people will have the same result when being exposed to a dangerous chemical such as paraquat. For that reason, your settlement package is going to depend only on what your damages, losses and personal injuries are in this case.

You can expect that your paraquat case may be worth between $250,000 for minor exposure and several millions of dollars for permanent scarring of the lungs, and body breakdown of major organs. This estimate of personal injuries settlement is going to be based on your current medical state, and whether your past exposure to this poison will keep affecting your major organs far into the future.

Call Our Offices Today to Get Started on the Next Steps to Begin a Lawsuit on Your Paraquat Poisoning Case

Our legal team is ready to talk to you right now, if you give us a call regarding your paraquat lawsuit. You will need to first get better, and work on healing from your injuries, whatever those turn out to be. Next, you will need to keep track of your medical bills and expenses that are related to your personal injuries. These expenses and bills, along with your lost wages and any other expenses will be added to your settlement package for reimbursement.

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Your friends and family may be a great support for you at this time, during the episode and afterwards regarding your paraquat poisoning case. But your close relations and friends cannot win a case for you, against the big insurance companies. If you take the time to give us a call, you will find that we have attorneys who specialize in winning cases against big insurance companies, and large manufacturing companies on a regular basis. Call for a free second opinion today, we are ready to talk to you right now about your injuries, losses and damages.

What Other Symptoms Go Along with Exposure to Paraquat Poison?

In the event that you have been exposed to paraquat poison, you will have many other internal bodily system issues as a result of the exposure. It might be the case that you experience many other symptoms, issues and problems from paraquat poisoning, such as:

  • Lightheadedness
  • Severe stomach and abdominal pains
  • General discomfort
  • Jaundice
  • Tachypnea
  • Hiccups
  • Agitation
  • Confusion
  • Coma
  • Sore tongue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Lung problems
  • Tachycardia
  • Oral mucosa necrosis

Many people die as a result of accidental exposure to paraquat poisoning. People who are exposed to paraquat poison can have their insides eaten out by the poison, and suffer horrendous pain as the poison starts to shut down their internal organs. If exposure to paraquat poisoning has caused you harm, you will want to be checked by healthcare personnel, who will work to ensure that your internal organs are safe. Once that is determined, then your doctors and medical staff work to get the paraquat poison out of your system, to prevent future harm to your body. Next, you will need extensive time to heal from your personal injuries.

Call Us Today, We Will Focus on Starting the Lawsuit While You Heal from Your Personal Injuries

When you give us a call to discuss your paraquat poison claim, you will talk to a lawyer with a specialty in winning this type of case. Our law firm has lawyers who can help with your claim, and go over the finer details with you clearly to allow you to recover a full settlement package on your paraquat poison case. We will give you the opportunity to talk to an experienced attorney in Los Angeles, with the actual experience you need for winning this type of case right now. Just by giving us a call today, you will start this process and get the ball rolling to recovering a compensation package that you need to pay your lost wages and mounting medical bills.

Can I Sue If I Am Exposed to Paraquat?

Yes, we can sue the parties who make or sold you the paraquat poison. We are able to go against the at-fault parties on your behalf, to get you the recovery compensation package that you deserve in this case. When you give us a call, our Los Angeles case lawyers can file a lawsuit on your behalf. We are used to going up and winning against big insurance companies, and we will get you the settlement that you need in this case.

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Call us today to talk to an attorney on our team, who knows how to win against big insurance companies for paraquat poisoning cases. We are here for you, just give us a call, and we will be able to help you to navigate the waters for your lawsuit on the merits, of your personal injuries in this case. Just call now to talk to an attorney today, regarding your paraquat poisoning case.

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