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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

Opening statements start at 9:30 AM on July 9, 2018.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 certain [...]

Monsanto Loses Motions to Avoid June Roundup-Induced Cancer Trial

May 17, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - A California State Court judge denied Monsanto’s bid to toss a lawsuit alleging exposure to Roundup causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma and ruled that the plaintiff will be permitted to seek punitive damages against Monsanto. In a devastating ruling against Monsanto, San Francisco [...]

By | 2018-05-21T11:49:05+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Law360 Names BHAG Attorney Brent Wisner Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar

May 7, 2018 – Los Angeles, California - - Legal news media company Law360 named Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney R. Brent Wisner a Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar. Wisner was one of ten attorneys Law360 profiled for earning significant legal victories in 2017. According to Law360, the attorneys [...]

By | 2018-06-06T12:45:52+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Blog, Paxil News, Pharma News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

CA Court of Appeal Grants Writ in U.S. for Colombian Helicopter Crash

April 26, 2018 – Los Angeles, California – The California Court of Appeal, in a published opinion, issued a writ of mandate pursuant to a petition filed by the law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman dismissing cross-complaints filed against Colombian corporations on the grounds of improper service of [...]

CA Glyphosate Prop 65 Ruling Affirms Listing as Probable Carcinogen

In a Major Victory for Public Health, a California Appellate Court Rules Against Monsanto, Upholding the State’s Listing of Glyphosate as a Chemical Known to Cause Cancer April 19, 2018 – Fresno, California – A California Appellate Court handed Monsanto Co. a legal defeat today, affirming that the State of [...]

By | 2018-05-15T10:41:46+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

Bloomberg’s Southwest Flight 1380 Interview Features Ronald Goldman

April 19, 2018 – Los Angeles, California – Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman’s head aviation attorney Ronald L.M. Goldman sat down today with June Grasso of Bloomberg Radio’s “Politics, Policy, Power and Law” program to discuss the legal ramifications of the Southwest explosion that left a 43-year-old woman dead. In [...]

By | 2018-04-24T10:04:05+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Blog, Aviation News, Press Releases, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

Scientists Return to Court to Explain Roundup Cancer Link

April 6, 2018 – San Francisco, California – Dr. Beate Ritz and Dr. Christopher Portier, two experts testifying on behalf of the plaintiffs in the Monsanto Roundup litigation, were called back to court this week to defend their assessments that Roundup causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria asked both scientists [...]

By | 2018-04-18T16:02:21+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Glyphosate Pregnancy Study: Herbicide Detected in Majority of Subjects

Indianapolis, Indiana – April 3, 2018 – Nearly all of the pregnant women who participated in a recent study in Indiana had detectable levels of glyphosate in their system. The study also found that higher glyphosate levels were “significantly correlated” with shortened gestational lengths. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in [...]

By | 2018-04-24T15:16:40+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

D.C. Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Class Action Against Monsanto

March 31, 2018 – Washington D.C. — A Washington D.C. judge rejected a motion by Monsanto to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by Beyond Pesticides and the Organic Consumers Association, two consumer advocacy groups that allege Monsanto’s labeling of its Roundup weed killer is misleading. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly [...]

By | 2018-04-12T09:05:39+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|