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If you or a family member work at Gilster-Mary Lee Packaging Corporation in Perryville or Joplin, Missouri; or the Mastertaste plants in Fenton and Greenville, and believe you may be suffering from popcorn lung disease, contact us at once to discuss your case. We have helped hundreds of people just like you.

Our lawyers at Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., have handled the majority of popcorn lung cases in the United States. We are the only firm that has tried a popcorn lung case to verdict. Known to be caused by inhaling the vapors of Diacetyl, the artificial butter flavoring used in microwave popcorn, the disease is called popcorn lung disease because of it occurs most frequently among workers in microwave popcorn plants who handle and mix the compound. The illness is incurable and sometimes fatal. The only treatment is a lung transplant .

We have represented hundreds of victims of popcorn lung disease since 2001. In fact, we are the only attorneys who have successfully tried a popcorn lung case before a jury. Our track record includes a $20 million verdict for a Missouri man who worked at the Glister-Mary Lee Packaging Corporation in Jasper. From cases like this and hundreds of others, our lawyers have learned a great deal about the disease and its causes--knowledge that we put to use for our clients throughout the country.

The disease is also called bronchiolitis obliterans. Victims suffer breathing difficulties, irritation of the respiratory tract, and serious skin problems.

If you or a loved one is working in a microwave popcorn plant in any state, including Missouri, contact a lawyer with the knowledge to represent you effectively. Call Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., to talk about your case. We act for popcorn plant workers throughout Missouri, including Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield, Independence, Columbia, St. Joseph, Lee's Summit, St. Charles, St. Peter's, and Florissant.

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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.