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Farm Chemical Child Autism & Disability Claim

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Farm Chemical Injury Claim 

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What's this Lawsuit about? 

Children and unborn babies who were exposed to Farm Chemicals may develop lifelong side effects including autism, ADHD, and lower IQ.
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What's the Problem with Farm Chemicals?

An estimated 8 million+ pounds are sprayed every year in the U.S., with California spraying the most out of any state. Even low doses of chemicals can cause brain damage over time. The risk is especially serious for young children under 2 years old and fetuses developing in the womb of pregnant women who are exposed.

What are the Side Effects of these Products in Children?

  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Autism

  • Brain damage

  • Low IQ

  • Developmental delays

  • Memory problems

  • Motor skill delays

  • Seizures (Epilepsy)

  • Bi-Polar

  • Cerebral Palsy

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What Foods are Sprayed with Farm Chemicals?

Chemicals are sprayed primarily on corn. It is also used on wheat, wine grapes, apples, oranges, lemons, citrus trees, kale, berries, strawberries, almonds, pecans, nut trees, soybeans, Brussels sprouts, cranberries, broccoli, cauliflower, alfalfa, sugar beet, sunflowers, onions, cabbage, peaches, cherries, collard greens, and other foods.
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In addition, non-agricultural uses of chemicals include golf courses, turf, green houses, and wood structures such as utility poles and fence posts to kill termites. It is also used as a mosquito insecticide, and for use in roach and ant bait stations.
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What Brands use Farm Chemicals?

Chlorpyrifos product names in the U.S. include Lorsban®, Lock-On®, and Cobalt®. Before it was banned for residential uses, chlorpyrifos was also advertised and sold under the brand-name Dursban®.
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The First Lawsuit:

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In September 2020, the first chlorpyrifos lawsuit was filed in California on behalf of Rafael C., a child who was born in 2003 with severe autism and other neurological disorders. He was exposed to chlorpyrifos in the womb when his mother packed produce during pregnancy. His father sprayed Lorsban and Dursban.

Lawyers for the family say they plan to file around 90 additional chlorpyrifos lawsuits for children who were born with neurological problems, autism, cognitive and intellectual disabilities, ADHD, and more.

The lawsuit was filed on September 18, 2020 in Kings County Superior Court in Hanford – Alba Luz Calderon de Cerda and Rafael Cerda Martinez v. Corteva Inc., et al., Case No. 20C-250.

January 2020

Corteva announced that it would stop making chlorpyrifos by the end of 2020 due to declining sales. The move came soon after the state of California banned the use of chlorpyrifos and gave companies a deadline of February 6, 2020 to stop selling it. The ban  dramatically reduced the agricultural market for chlorpyrifos.

September 2019

Nine states have filed a lawsuit against the EPA accusing the Trump administration of putting industry profits over public safety by failing to ban chlorpyrifos. In July 2019, the EPA made a controversial decision to keep chlorpyrifos on the market, despite the agency’s own conclusions that it causes neurological damage in children and babies.

The states include New York, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Vermont and Washington, Hawaii, Oregon, and the District of Columbia.

June 2000

On June 1, 2000, CBS News reported, ‘according to the EPA, chlorpyrifos (Dursban®) has been one of the most widely used pesticides on food and lawns for some 30 years, with between 20 million and 24 million tons applied annually. The manufacturer, Dow Chemical, claims its product is safe, but in order to avoid a long legal battle it has agreed to phase out its use in virtually all nonagricultural uses. In exchange, the chemical will continue to be sold for many agricultural uses, albeit under tighter restrictions - and the home products that contain it will stay in stores until supplies run out.’

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