If you have been working at a microwave popcorn plant in Montana and have developed respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath and a cough, you may have developed bronchiolitis obliterans, or popcorn lung disease. Contact an experienced attorney to learn about your rights and options in matters related to popcorn lung.
Our lawyers at Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., handle cases of popcorn lung disease throughout the United States Known to be caused by exposure to Diacetyl, or artificial butter flavoring, the illness is incurable and sometimes fatal. People with serious cases must obtain a lung transplant .
The illness is most commonly found in microwave popcorn processing plants. Workers who breathe the vapors of the butter flavor in their work can develop symptoms such as serious shortness of breath, a dry cough, and skin rashes. More formally called bronchiolitis obliterans, the illness is characterized by hardening and obstruction of lung tissue.
Our lawyers have acted for hundreds of workers nationwide sick with popcorn lung disease. We handle more cases arising from exposure to Diacetyl than any other law firm in the United States. We are the only law firm that has tried a popcorn lung case before a jury. We have been successful obtaining large verdicts for our clients, allowing them to deal with their illness and lost wages.
If you or a loved one work in a microwave popcorn plant in any state, including Montana, contact a lawyer immediately if you are suffering any of the symptoms of popcorn lung disease. At Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., we have experience and understanding of the illness. We represent victims of popcorn lung disease throughout the state, including Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Butte, Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell, Havre, Anaconda, and Miles City.
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