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Expert Witnesses to Face Off in Roundup Cancer Hearing Next Week

Both Sides of Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Present Experts at Monsanto MDL Daubert Hearing on March 5 March 4, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - A Daubert Hearing for the federal Monsanto Roundup litigation is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 5, 2018 at U.S. District Court, Northern District of California [...]

Widow Maintains GSK Liable for Suicide in Paxil Lawsuit Appeal

March 1, 2018 – Chicago, Illinois — The widow of a Chicago lawyer who took his own life while taking a generic version of Paxil (paroxetine), a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) antidepressant, told a federal appeals court that a jury’s verdict holding GSK liable for her husband’s suicide should stand. In the [...]

By | 2018-04-11T10:51:38+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Blog, Paxil News, Pharma News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Researchers Seek Retraction of MD-18 Celexa Study

Feb. 23, 2018 – Los Angeles, California – A group of researchers sent a letter this week to Dr. Robert Freedman, Editor of the American Journal of Psychiatry, calling for the retraction of a Celexa study the researchers claim is rife with “serious misrepresentations.” The study, known as the MD-18 ‘Wagner’ [...]

Baum Hedlund Urges DOJ to Reopen Investigation re Celexa / Lexapro Clinical Trials

Boston, Massachusetts – February 8, 2018 - - The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has sent a letter and memorandum to the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the District of Massachusetts calling for the reopening of its investigation and prosecution of Forest Laboratories Inc. and its subsidiary, [...]

Defending IARC’s Scientific Integrity Against Congressional Attack

Feb. 6, 2018 – Washington D.C. - - Today’s Science, Space, Technology (SST) Committee Hearing, ironically titled, “In Defense of Scientific Integrity: Examining the IARC Monograph Programme and Glyphosate Review,” should probably have been named “Monsanto’s Daily Glyphosate Talking Points.” The hearing, headed by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), started with reiterating the same [...]

Baum Hedlund Hosts Live Stream of SST Committee IARC Hearing

Please join us this Tuesday on Feb. 6, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. PST (10:00 a.m. EST) as we live stream the Science, Space and Technology (SST) Committee Hearing - In Defense of Scientific Integrity: Examining the IARC Monograph Programme and Glyphosate Review. Watch and interact with other viewers: Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman YouTube Channel [...]

By | 2018-02-06T19:06:54+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

South Carolina Amtrak Crash Kills Two, Injures 100+ More

An Amtrak train crash in Cayce, South Carolina, has killed two Amtrak employees and injured around 100 people. Reports indicate a broken switch may have caused the passenger train to crash into a freight train, which was parked on a side track. The crash—one of at least three fatal Amtrak [...]

By | 2018-02-26T12:17:05+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Blog, Train News, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

GMO Advocate Claims it’s Safe to Drink Glyphosate Then Refuses a Glass

When GMO advocate Patrick Moore sat down for a 2015 interview with a French documentary filmmaker, he wanted people to know that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, was safe; so safe that “you could drink a whole quart of it and it would not hurt you.” At the [...]

By | 2018-01-24T04:15:48+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Top Stories, Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

A Complete German Glyphosate Ban Could be on the Horizon

Berlin, Germany - Jan. 12, 2018 - - Germany’s largest political parties announced a breakthrough today after days of extensive talks in proposing a formal coalition government. To the surprise of many, the proposed blueprint for the new government agreed to by the Christian Democrats (CDU), the Christian Social Union (CSU) [...]

By | 2018-01-19T10:45:31+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Top Stories, Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Alere INRatio Lawsuits Claim: Inaccuracies Increased Risk of Injury

The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has filed claims on behalf of several people who allege Alere INRatio blood monitoring products were defective and produced erroneous results, which caused serious injury or death. In late December, Plaintiffs’ attorneys Bijan Esfandiari and Michael L. Baum filed the lawsuit [...]