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Popcorn Lung 'Hotspots'

Diacetyl, the butter flavoring used in microwave popcorn, has been known to cause illness in popcorn plant workers since the early 1990's. However, employers have not implemented even the most basic safety rules to protect workers. As a result, many cases of the Diacetyl-caused illness, bronchiolitis obliterans, or popcorn lung disease, have cropped up in communities and regions where there are microwave popcorn plants.

Popcorn lung disease can occur wherever there is a microwave popcorn plant

Our lawyers at Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., have undertaken litigation on behalf of clients throughout the United States. We have traveled throughout the country to geographic "hotspots" where popcorn lung disease is most common. If you or a loved working in a microwave popcorn plant anywhere in the United States has developed respiratory symptoms, contact an attorney who is intimately familiar with popcorn lung disease.

Obtaining large settlements and verdicts throughout the United States

We have a record of accomplishment obtaining compensation for our clients injured because of their exposure to Diacetyl. Clients suffering from popcorn lung disease have received payment for their ongoing medical bills, lost income, and other costs of their illness. Our biggest success was a $20 million verdict for a 32 year old client. However, we have obtained other large payments for people made ill by their workplace exposure to Diacetyl.

Popcorn lung disease "hotspots"

Popcorn lung disease occurs most frequently in "hotspots" such as:

However, the illness is not confined to these states. If you live in any state , work in a microwave popcorn processing plant, and have developed respiratory symptoms, contact Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C. We undertake litigation on behalf of workers made ill by toxic exposure throughout the United States. We have the experience and knowledge of popcorn lung disease to provide you with representation that has achieved results for other workers. Call for a free initial consultation today .

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An Independence, Missouri, law firm focusing on helping families across the United States whose loved ones are afflicted by popcorn lung disease.