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Court Denies Motion for Case Dismissal Based on Jurisdiction

Published on Jan 7, 2022 at 8:47 am in News.

Frost Law Firm, PC is proud to represent Dale M. Spurlin, a Navy veteran, in taking legal action against the manufacturing companies whose alleged negligence led to countless mesothelioma diagnoses among military service members, including his own. We are currently advocating for Mr. Spurlin and his wife Mary Spurlin as they work to hold these […]

What Is Paraquat Tongue?

Published on Dec 20, 2021 at 9:03 am in Product Liability.
Plane spraying herbicide

The condition known as “Paraquat tongue” may be one of the lesser-known side effects of exposure to the weedkilling chemical paraquat dichloride. Through research, we have gradually become more and more aware of the terrible effects that Paraquat can have on the human body. For the past several decades, increasingly greater attention has been given […]

Which CPAP Machines Are Recalled?

Published on Dec 20, 2021 at 8:12 am in Product Liability.
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CPAP machines, or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machines are intended to improve a person’s health with their use. Doctors and other medical professionals often instruct patients with sleep apnea to use a CPAP so they can continuously get oxygen through the night. However, some devices have been recalled. You might be wondering exactly which CPAP […]

What Crops Is Paraquat Used For?

Published on Dec 9, 2021 at 3:35 pm in Product Liability.
aerial view of farmland

Paraquat is a powerful herbicide that’s currently only approved for commercial use in the United States. It’s several more times more powerful than weed killers like Roundup, which contain glyphosate and are approved for household use, but is also consequently several times more toxic to humans. Paraquat is toxic enough that it can cause death […]

California Law Allows Families to Collect Mesothelioma Wrongful Death Benefits

Published on Dec 9, 2021 at 2:16 pm in Mesothelioma Information.
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In January 2022, amendments to a California law will go into effect, allowing the surviving estate of individuals lost to mesothelioma to receive damages for pain and suffering. This is a major legal change from the previously-existing 1961 law that blocked pain and suffering and disfigurement damages from being awarded to any party but the […]

The Side Effects of Immunotherapy vs. Chemotherapy for Mesothelioma Treatment

Published on Nov 23, 2021 at 10:18 am in Product Liability.
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Immunotherapy and chemotherapy are cancer treatments used for some patients in the treatment of malignant mesothelioma. Each treatment option uses a different method to target the cancer. While immunotherapy uses the body’s own immune system to kill and stop or slow the growth of cancerous cells, chemotherapy uses chemicals to fight the growth of cancerous cells.

What’s the Difference Between Paraquat and Glyphosate?

Published on Nov 23, 2021 at 8:29 am in Product Liability.
Tractor spraying herbicide

Two popular weed killers—Paraquat and glyphosate (better known as Roundup) are currently being heavily scrutinized by medical and legal experts in the U.S. due to hundreds of individuals and family members who are coming forward with diagnoses of Parkinson’s disease and cancer, namely non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Evidence so far has shown that there are links between […]

Paraquat Brand Names and Manufacturers

Published on Nov 19, 2021 at 8:38 am in Product Liability.
Person spraying crops

The weedkiller Paraquat is so dangerous that, in order for it to be sold in the United States, it must be dyed blue as a warning, scented to discourage contact, and laced with a vomit-inducing agent in case it is swallowed. Not only is it highly poisonous upon immediate contact, but it has also been […]

How Do I Know if a CPAP Machine Is Safe?

Published on Nov 18, 2021 at 1:19 pm in Product Liability.
woman using CPAP machine

CPAP machines can vastly improve your sleep health and physical health. They work by regulating your breathing in your sleep so that you can get proper rest and get the regular amount of oxygen you need. Typically, people with sleep apnea are the patients who use CPAPs, otherwise known as Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machines.

The History of Paraquat Lawsuits in the U.S.

Published on Oct 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm in Product Liability.
The History of Paraquat Lawsuits in the U.S.

Killing weeds and other grasses can help you keep your lawn or crops free from any harmful pests that could end up reducing your bounty. In order to keep those weeds in check, many farmers and others in the agricultural field use herbicides like Paraquat. However, studies show that weeds aren’t the only thing this […]

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