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 [...]

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|

US Attorneys Urge EU to Investigate Monsanto Science Manipulation

Brussels, Belgium – Oct. 5, 2017 - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys R. Brent Wisner and managing partner Michael Baum have asked European Union (EU) officials to conduct an official inquiry into Monsanto’s manipulation of science and potential collusion with regulators. The request comes days before an October [...]

Roundup Cancer Victims and Attorneys in EU Ahead of Glyphosate Meeting

Two American Roundup cancer victims and their attorneys are in Europe this week to warn officials about the cancer risk associated with glyphosate. Teri McCall of Cambria, California and John Barton of Bakersfield, California were invited to Brussels to discuss the dangers of Roundup the same week that European governments [...]

By | 2017-10-25T17:57:35+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

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 | 2017-09-15T16:16:20+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Blog, Paxil News, Pharma News, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

UK Launches Inquiry into Contaminated Blood Scandal

United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May announced yesterday that her nation’s government will conduct an inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal that killed an estimated 2,400 people in the country and left countless others terminally ill. The scandal dates back to the late 1970s and early 1980s when hemophilia patients [...]

By | 2017-07-13T11:44:13+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Top Stories, Blog, Michael L. Baum|

$3M Jury Verdict Against GSK in Landmark Paxil Suicide Case

April 20, 2017, Chicago, Illinois - - A federal jury has sided with the widow of a deceased Chicago attorney in her generic Paxil suicide lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), ordering the pharmaceutical giant to pay $3 million. The jury verdict resolves allegations in the trial of Dolin v. Smithkline Beecham [...]

Baum Hedlund and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Hold Press Conference to Support California in Fight Against Monsanto

Fresno, California – Jan. 27, 2017 - - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Michael Baum of the law firm Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman and a number of their clients spoke at a press conference outside of the B.F. Sisk Courthouse in Fresno on Friday to support the State of California [...]

By | 2017-02-10T15:09:51+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum|

Michael L. Baum on Executive Committee for Monsanto Roundup MDL

Los Angeles, California – Dec. 22, 2016 - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman managing partner, Michael L. Baum, has been appointed to serve on the Executive Committee for the recently consolidated federal Monsanto Roundup lawsuits. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria, who is presiding over the Roundup multidistrict litigation (MDL), [...]

By | 2017-04-10T13:17:43+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum|

Record Number of Attorneys from Baum Hedlund Aristei and Goldman Recognized in Southern California Super Lawyers

Los Angeles, February 2, 2016 - - Attorneys across Southern California have given high votes to eight lawyers at Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, listing them among other outstanding attorneys in the current issue of Southern California Super Lawyers®. Super Lawyers® uses a patented selection process to create a trusted list [...]