Syngenta, the manufacturer of the commercial-strength pesticide paraquat, is seeing mounting legal troubles.
A new petition on March 25, filed on behalf of Paul Rakoczy, identifies 14 lawsuits in six federal judicial districts that link paraquat exposure to Parkinson’s disease diagnoses. This petition was submitted to the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation with the intention of creating a multi-district litigation docket.
These lawsuits come at a time when there are increasing concerns about the use of paraquat.
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