If you believe you or your loved one is suffering from popcorn lung disease as a result of working at California Snack Foods in El Monte, California; ConAgra Grocery Products in Irvine, California; or Gaslamp Popcorn Company in San Diego, California; contact a lawyer right away.
Our lawyers at Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., handle cases arising from exposure to Diacetyl nationwide. Diacetyl, the butter flavoring used in microwave popcorn and other foods, is known to cause popcorn lung disease, so called because of its frequent occurrence among popcorn plant workers. It has been demonstrated that breathing the vapors of Diacetyl is toxic, resulting in an illness that can be cured only by a lung transplant . This disease has been fatal on several occasions.
The illness, formally known as bronchiolitis obliterans, causes victims to have shortness of breath, irritation of the respiratory tract, and other symptoms. Sufferers cannot work or carry on their usual activities.
We have represented hundreds of victims of popcorn lung disease since 2001, obtaining significant verdicts and settlements that allow people to cope with their condition. We are the only law firm with a record of trying popcorn lung cases before a jury. In our efforts to help people with this terrible disease, we have learned a great deal--knowledge that we put to use for our clients.
If you are working or have worked in a microwave popcorn plant in California or in any state, contact an attorney if you are experiencing respiratory symptoms. At Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., we have the knowledge and experience to fight vigorously for your rights. Diacetyl has been known to cause illness since the early 1990's. Employers need to be held accountable for not protecting workers.
Call Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., toll-free to talk about your case. We act for popcorn plant workers throughout California, including Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Long Beach, Fresno, Sacramento, Oakland, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Riverside, Bakersfield, Stockton, Fremont, and Glendale.
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