Michael L. Baum

County Board of Supervisors Orders LA Glyphosate Ban

March 20, 2019 – Los Angeles, California - - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors ordered all county departments to cease using glyphosate-based herbicides, including Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. The moratorium issued on Tuesday puts a stop to glyphosate spraying on county property until the health and environmental effects are [...]

By | 2019-04-02T17:35:39+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum|

New Lawsuit Blames SCE and Boeing for Woolsey Fire

Los Angeles, California, February 5, 2019 - - A group of law firms filed a lawsuit today against Southern California Edison (SCE) and The Boeing Company on behalf of more than 100 property owners and renters whose buildings and property were damaged or destroyed in Woolsey Fire that started on [...]

Baum Hedlund Earns 2019 Trial Team of the Year Award for Monsanto Case

Jan. 21, 2019 – Miami, Florida - - The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 recognized the law firms of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, the Miller Firm and Audet & Partners with the 2019 Trial Team of the Year award (in the Mass Torts category) for their work in the [...]

Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman Recognized as 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers

Dec. 5, 2018 – Los Angeles, California - - The National Law Journal has recognized the law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman in its 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers list for pharmaceutical litigation based on the firm’s work in a high-profile case against drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline. Baum, Hedlund, Aristei [...]

Attorneys Discuss Monsanto Roundup Litigation at UCLA Law Event

Nov. 5, 2018 – Los Angeles, California - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner and Pedram Esfandiary participated in a panel discussion on October 31 at an event held by the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. The lunchtime panel before [...]

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman Attorneys Speak at Yale Law School

Sept. 17, 2018 – New Haven, Connecticut -- Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys Michael L. Baum and R. Brent Wisner will participate today in a conference organized by Yale Law School’s Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT) program. The conference, Challenging Court Secrecy in Medical Product Litigation, is scheduled to take place at Yale [...]

By | 2019-01-18T15:58:42+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

Widow of Reed Smith Attorney Seeks Paxil Suicide Rehearing

Sept. 10, 2018 – CHICAGO, IL - - The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals panel that overturned a $3 million verdict against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for failing to include a suicide warning on the company’s antidepressant, Paxil, committed a “grave error,” said plaintiff Wendy Dolin in a petition for rehearing. Dolin’s attorneys, R. Brent Wisner, Michael L. [...]

By | 2019-04-17T14:41:58+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Blog, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum, Bijan Esfandiari, R. Brent Wisner|

RFK Jr., Michael Baum Deliver Keynote Address at EU Pesticides Hearing

Sept. 6, 2018 – BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney Michael Baum and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (Baum Hedlund co-counsel) delivered the keynote address at the Greens Complementary Hearing on Pesticides on September 5, 2018. European Green Party Members of Parliament Maria Heubuch (Germany), Michèle Rivasi [...]

By | 2019-02-22T16:10:37+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum|

Monsanto to Pay $289.2 Million in Landmark Roundup Lawsuit Verdict

August 10, 2018 San Francisco, California - - A San Francisco jury returned a verdict today in the case of a former groundskeeper with terminal cancer against Monsanto Company, ordering the agrochemical giant to pay $39.2 million in compensatory damages and $250 million in punitive damages for failing to warn [...]

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman a Finalist for 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers

July 26, 2018 – LOS ANGELES, CA - - The National Law Journal announced today that the law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman is a finalist for the 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers. The Elite Trial Lawyers honors the country’s top plaintiffs’ lawyers and their firms for outstanding work [...]