Michael L. Baum

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 |2019-01-18T15:58:42-07:00September 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 |2019-04-17T14:41:58-07:00September 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 |2019-08-16T12:45:49-07:00September 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 [...]

Federal Judge Allows Monsanto Roundup Lawsuits to Move Forward

July 10, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - The judge overseeing the federal Monsanto Roundup multidistrict litigation (MDL) in U.S. District Court for the District of California ruled today that experts for the plaintiffs can present their opinions at trial and denied Monsanto’s motion for summary judgment. In his ruling, [...]

First Monsanto Roundup Trial Starts in June 2018 in San Francisco

Read the Johnson trial transcripts and exhibits here. June 18, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - The trial of Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto Company should begin sometime this month in the Superior Court for the County of San Francisco, California. Plaintiff Dewayne “Lee” Johnson alleges that exposure to [...]

Experts Discuss Roundup Cancer Link at Monsanto Science Week

Monsanto Science Week marked the first time that the science behind the company’s Roundup weed killer was scrutinized under oath. Expert witnesses from both sides, including epidemiologists, toxicologists and others analyzed relevant research in open court before U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria in what is formally known as a [...]

By |2018-04-06T17:11:10-07:00March 9th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum|