Pesticide Birth Defects Attorneys
Is Your Baby Suffering from Pesticide Birth Defects? Call 1-800-THE-LAW2 Now!
Various media outlets often report on the plight endured by farm workers and their families, particularly their children. According to the America’s Children and the Environment (ACE), an extension of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency , “multiple studies have suggested an association between maternal and paternal exposure to pesticides (both before and after conception) and increased risk of offspring having or dying from birth defects”. Unfortunately, this is a problem that continues affecting innocent victims, particularly among the newly born babies, mainly of Hispanic farmworker families. Needless to say, you may have a case if you or your spouse worked in a farm field during your pregnancy and your newly born baby is suffering from some of the following birth defects:
- Defects in the heart or brain
- Defects in the extremities (arms and legs)
- Cleft Palate
- Spina bifida
- Some type of cancer
- Damage to the brain, nervous system and liver
- Effects on the immune system
These pesticide birth defects may have been caused by the myriad of pesticides used to fumigate agricultural fields. Regardless of the immigration status of your family, you possess the inalienable right to report your case. Moreover, if you or your spouse worked in the fields and your baby was born with serious health problems, you could make use of legal resources and be benefited with a strong compensation. Ultimately, the initiative is yours. Call 1-800-THE-LAW2. Our bilingual representatives will connect you immediately with an experienced class action attorney, who could explain to you your legal options. Remember, justice delayed is justice denied. So, call now for a free legal consultation at 1-800-THE-LAW2.
What Are Some of Your Rights?
According to the report prepared by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) farmworkers are entitled to know the following type of information regarding pesticides applied in the workplace:
- when and where the pesticide was applied
- the restricted entry interval (REI= re-entry interval)
- the name of the pesticide and/ingredient (s) active(s)
- the registration number of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
This type of information is important for testing the toxicity of the pesticides and it is required for health risks assessments of workers. The EPA states that these tests are evaluated to examine potential effects on the health of infants, children and adults.
Have Your Labor Rights Been Violated? Call 1-800-THE-LAW2 Now!
It is extremely important for you to be aware of the legal options available to you at no cost. Above all, you possess the inalienable civil right to be able to consult your legal options with a class action attorney. Our pesticide birth defects attorneys take the health of your family very seriously, and are therefore available to you for a free legal consultation by calling 1-800-THE-LAW2. Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today!