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

The EU Commission Glyphosate Vote on Proposed License is Set for Nov. 9

Nov. 3, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium - - After weeks of hearings and heated debate, the European Commission will gather on Nov. 9 to vote on a new license for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. The European Commission, which functions as the executive of the European Union, [...]

By | 2017-11-06T10:00:42+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Truck Driver Gets Life Sentence in 2011 Naples Truck Crash

A Frostproof, Florida man received a life sentence plus 15 years, after a jury in Wauchula determined that the man, who worked as a truck driver, was impaired by drugs when he struck a Toyota Corolla and killed the two women inside in 2011. The sentence has been hailed as [...]

By | 2017-11-06T15:18:30+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Truck News|

Acthar Class Action Accuses Mallinckrodt of Inflating Price 85,000%

Los Angeles, California - - A class action lawsuit filed on behalf of numerous Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) accuses pharmaceutical manufacturer Mallinckrodt (MNK) of engaging in a scheme to drastically inflate the price and reduce competition for its drug H.P. Acthar Gel (Acthar), a drug primarily prescribed for infants with [...]

Whitewash – The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

“Reads like a mystery novel…[Whitewash] unravels a tapestry of pesticide industry tricks to manipulate the scientific truths about their products while placing profits above human health and the environment…I am hopeful that Carey’s book will be a wake-up call for more transparency about the dangers surrounding many chemicals in the [...]

By | 2017-10-29T16:43:02+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Flushing Bus Crash Pushes Lawmakers to Fight for Change

The fatal September 18 bus crash in Queens took the lives of three people and has prompted lawmakers to push for stricter regulations for private bus operators. Shortly after the tour bus collision in New York, reports emerged that the driver of the tour bus was fired by the Metropolitan [...]

By | 2017-11-03T14:29:22+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Bus News|

Desert Center Truck Crash Kills Three Men, Injures Girl

A semi-truck crash in Desert Center involving two big-rigs killed three men and seriously injured a little girl. It was one of multiple fatal accidents in California in recent days, highlighting the potential for danger on the road both to other motorists and to passengers in semi trucks. Young Girl [...]

By | 2017-11-03T17:27:14+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Truck News, California|

MEPs Want to Ban Glyphosate in the EU Within Five Years

Oct. 24, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium - - Members of European Parliament (MEPs) sent a strong message today regarding the European Commission’s proposal on glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. MEPs announced their opposition to the European Commission’s proposal to renew the controversial herbicide’s license for a [...]

By | 2017-11-03T14:55:33+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

One Killed, One Critically Injured in Ventura Truck Crash

A fatal collision between a semi-truck and a pickup truck in Ventura left the driver of the semi trapped behind the wheel and the driver of the pickup dead. Such crashes are not unusual in California, where numerous fatal truck accidents occur weekly, often with the drivers of the tractor [...]

By | 2017-11-03T12:06:28+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Truck News, California|

Forest River Bridge Collapse a Sign of Aging Infrastructure in America

An 11-ton wood plank bridge sits collapsed in Forest River, North Dakota after an overweight semi-truck hauling grain caused the bridge to break down. The truck is believed to be the cause of the bridge's collapse, but questions have been raised about what role the aging bridge played in the [...]

By | 2017-10-31T08:54:34+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Bridge Collapse News|

Big-Rig Driver in Fatal Palm Springs Bus Crash Arrested

The big-rig driver who allegedly caused a deadly bus crash in Palm Springs has been arrested for his role in the accident. Thirteen people died, and another 29 were injured in the October 23, 2016 crash. Bruce Guilford faces charges including vehicular manslaughter, felony reckless driving, and reckless driving. The [...]

By | 2017-10-27T15:37:23+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Bus News, Truck News|