About Baum Hedlund

We provide accurate, verifiable analysis of recent newsworthy events that arise within the specialized area of our legal practice, e.g., major transportation disasters, harmful consumer products, defective pharmaceuticals and medical devices, white collar crime, etc. Our attorneys offer an in-depth perspective on these events using their vast education and experience in private and public law practice such as a district attorney, magistrate judge, mediator/arbitrator, adjunct law professor and experience in areas such as, bioengineering, mechanical engineering, piloting, military and law enforcement (SWAT Commander and deputy sheriff.) We obtain evidence of corporate wrong doing via discovery in our litigation that is unknown to the government, media and the public. We work to get this unsealed and into the public domain as fast as possible and issue news about it with the goal of improving safety by exposing the truth and putting pressure on the companies to make their products safer. Attorney Profiles Attorney Profiles

Three Dead and Many More Injured in Queens Bus Crash

Three people died and another 16 suffered injuries—including critical injuries—in a crash involving a tour bus and an MTA bus. The bus crash in Queens, New York, happened early on September 18, in an accident that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed in a news conference. Since the accident, [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Bus News|

Six Fatalities in West Fresno Truck Crash

A collision between a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck in Fresno County resulted in the deaths of all five men from the passenger vehicle and the single occupant (the driver) of the big rig. The death toll in the West Fresno truck crash, while unusually high, is not uncommon for [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|California, Truck News|

Judge Refuses GlaxoSmithKline Motion for New Paxil Suicide Trial

Chicago, Illinois -- A federal judge has entered judgment against GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) affirming the April 20, 2017 jury verdict in favor of Wendy Dolin who alleged her husband’s 2010 suicide was the result of side effects he suffered while taking generic Paxil (paroxetine). Following the jury’s $3,000,000 verdict in Dolin’s [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Blog, Michael L. Baum, Paxil News, Pharma News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Irma and Harvey Draw Attention to Dangers of Hurricane Bridge Collapses

Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma saw thousands of people fleeing from their homes, caused billions of dollars in damage, and called into question the safety of the cities affected. One highway safety area, often ignored, was especially brought to light by the ferocious storms: The bridges that dot our roadways [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Bridge Collapse News|

Internal Monsanto Emails Show Company Altered “Independent” Papers

On August 1, dozens of Monsanto emails were released by the law firm Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman show that Monsanto employees were involved in editing and drafting scientific reviews on glyphosate that were purportedly independent. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, the world’s most widely [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Probation Denied for Tennessee School Bus Driver After Deadly Accident

Johnthony Walker, the driver of a Tennessee school bus involved in a fatal November 21, 2016, accident, has been denied his request for probation. The request and denial were made during a hearing regarding the case, but were left somewhat open-ended for a potential approval down the road. Walker has [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Bus News|

France Against Glyphosate Relicensing in European Union

The European Union is closely following the Monsanto Roundup litigation because evidence unearthed in the litigation will likely inform a key decision on whether or not glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, should be licensed throughout the continent. This week, an official from France’s environmental ministry told the media that France [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|