If you believe that you or a loved one is suffering from exposure to Diacetyl as a result of working at ConAgra Foods, in Hamburg, Iowa; American Popcorn Company, in Sioux City, Iowa; Manson Industries in Manson, Iowa; or Noble Distributor in Sac City, Iowa, you may be eligible to obtain compensation for popcorn lung disease, the disease caused by exposure to Diacetyl. Contact us today to discuss your options and your rights.
Our lawyers at Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., handle cases of popcorn lung disease nationwide. Caused by exposure to Diacetyl, the artificial butter flavoring used in microwave popcorn and other processed foods, the disease is incurable and sometimes fatal. People severely affected by the condition, formally known as bronchiolitis obliterans, must obtain a lung transplant .
The disease most commonly affects workers in microwave popcorn plants who breathe the toxic vapors of Diacetyl in their work. The illness, technically called bronchiolitis obliterans, is characterized by hardening and blockage of lung tissue. Symptoms include shortness of breath, a dry cough, irritation of the eye, nose, and throat, and skin rashes.
Our lawyers have undertaken popcorn lung litigation in all parts of the United States on behalf of hundreds of clients since 2001. We are highly knowledgeable about the disease, its causes, and its symptoms. We have tried more popcorn lung cases than any other law firm in the United States, and we are the only firm that has tried a popcorn lung case to a verdict. We have obtained large verdicts for our clients, allowing them to deal with their illness and lost wages and to receive lung transplants.
If you are suffering any of the symptoms of popcorn lung disease and work in a microwave popcorn plant anywhere in the United States or in Iowa, contact a lawyer immediately. At Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., we use our experience and understanding of the illness to seek results for our clients. We act for victims of popcorn lung disease throughout the state, including Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Waterloo, Iowa City, Council Bluffs, Dubuque, Ames, and West Des Moines.
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