Michael L. Baum

Ninth Circuit Revives Actos RICO Class Action Against Takeda and Eli Lilly

Dec. 3, 2019 – San Francisco, California - - Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company and Eli Lilly and Company will face revived class action claims after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a Central District of California court decision. The plaintiffs, a Minnesota-based healthcare fund and consumers from multiple [...]

Michael L. Baum and R. Brent Wisner Named to Lawdragon Top 500 List

Oct. 21, 2019 – Los Angeles, California - - Attorneys Michael L. Baum and R. Brent Wisner from the national law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman were selected to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers list for 2019. Michael Baum, president and managing partner at Baum Hedlund, [...]

By |2019-11-25T16:23:35-08:00October 21st, 2019|Blog, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

New Release of Monsanto Documents – Monsanto Papers Part III

Aug. 15, 2019 – Los Angeles, California - - The national law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman added 100+ new documents to the Monsanto Papers today. The new Monsanto Papers documents are available for review via the Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman website. Prior to, during, and after [...]

Monsanto Hit with $2 Billion Verdict Losing Third Roundup Trial

May 13, 2019 – Oakland, California - - An Alameda jury in the case of Pilliod et al. v. Monsanto Company (Case No. RG17862702, JCCP No. 4953) returned a verdict today of $2.055 billion in favor of a husband and wife with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, ordering Monsanto to pay $55 million in compensatory damages and $2 billion in punitive [...]

Roundup Cancer Attorneys Release New Monsanto Papers Documents

April 24, 2019 - Los Angeles, California - - The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman made public today hundreds of pages of newly de-classified internal Monsanto documents, including company email exchanges, reports, studies and other memoranda. Searchable Chart of New Monsanto Papers - Release #2 Searchable Master [...]

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 |2019-04-02T17:35:39-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum|

Monsanto Roundup Lawyers Earn Spot on Daily Journal Top Verdicts 2018 List

The landmark jury verdict in the case of Dewayne “Lee” Johnson v. Monsanto Company (now Bayer) was one of the largest and most significant verdicts in California last year, according to the Daily Journal. In its ‘Top Verdicts’ issue, the Daily Journal highlighted the work of Roundup cancer attorneys from Baum, Hedlund, Aristei [...]

Canadian MP Wants Glyphosate Review After Meeting with Attorneys

Feb. 8, 2019 – Ottawa, Canada - - After listening to a presentation and meeting with Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys during their recent trip to Canada, Member of Parliament Carol Hughes is calling for an independent review of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. Three-term MP Hughes, who represents [...]

Baum Hedlund Urges Canada to Conduct Independent Glyphosate Review

Feb. 8, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys Michael Baum and R. Brent Wisner traveled to Canada last week to participate in a campaign to push the Canadian government to undertake an independent review of the agrichemical, glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. Friends of the [...]

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 [...]