Trucker’s Widow Seeks Punitive Damages in Ohio Truck Crash Lawsuit

Trumbull County, Ohio - - Truck crash lawyers at Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman have filed a lawsuit in Trumbull County Court of Common Pleas on behalf of Nancy Ayers for the wrongful death of her husband, Wayne R. Ayers, a truck driver who was killed in a collision with [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|A. Ilyas Akbari, Blog, Our Truck Cases News, Press Releases, Truck News|

Monsanto Cancer Lawsuits Consolidated in Northern California

Los Angeles, California – The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) for the Northern District of California has today consolidated 37 lawsuits that allege exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer causes cancer. The JPML consolidated the lawsuits in Northern California where two of the earliest Monsanto cancer lawsuits were [...]

By | October 23rd, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Bus Accident Attorney Katherine Harvey-Lee: Vice Chair of National Bus Litigation Group

Baum Hedlund bus accident attorney Katherine Harvey-Lee has been appointed vice chair of the American Association of Justice’s Bus Litigation Group, where she also serves as an Advisory Board Member. Ms. Harvey-Lee was elected as vice chair at the AAJ’s annual conference in Los Angeles this summer.Ms. Katherine Harvey-Lee is transportation [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Blog, Katherine Harvey-Lee, Press Releases|

Parents of School Nurse Killed in Manteca Truck Accident File Lawsuit Against XPO Logistics

Sacramento, California - - Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Sacramento County Superior Court on behalf of Don and Brenda Garcia for the wrongful death of their daughter, Sarah M. Garcia, a 25-year-old school nurse killed in a Manteca truck accident chain reaction last year. [...]

Train Crashes and Groundhog Day

What do train crashes and Groundhog Day have to do with each other? Answer: they both repeat themselves with depressing, and avoidable, regularity. The terrible crash at Hoboken Terminal is the latest tragic case in point. For decades, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has been recommending the installation of Positive [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Blog, Rons Rants, Train News|

Celexa, Lexapro and the Death of Evidence-Based Medicine

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave. When first we practise to deceive!” From Walter Scott’s epic poem, Marmion This is the story of a drug and an idea, and how, in 2004, the rise of one helped bring about the downfall of the other. The drug is Celexa (generic [...]

Researchers Find Probability that Roundup Causes Cancer

Monsanto herbicide Roundup [glyphosate] is the most widely used herbicide in the U.S. for decades, Monsanto has marketed Roundup as safe and non-toxic. However, growing evidence is calling the herbicide’s safety into question—it is probable, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), that exposure to Roundup causes cancer. Those who work [...]

By | August 5th, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Plaintiffs File Motion to Consolidate Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Against Monsanto

Los Angeles, California - - Plaintiffs who have filed lawsuits against Monsanto Co. over a carcinogenic ingredient found in the company’s herbicide, Roundup weed killer, are asking for their cases to be consolidated into a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Los Angeles, California. Over a dozen lawsuits against Monsanto have been filed [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

Some Truckers Exempt from Key FAST Act Highway Safety Rules

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has adopted several new regulations that were outlined in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, also known as the FAST Act. Initially proposed in December, the FAST Act is five-year legislation designed to improve America’s infrastructure, as well as address some key [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Blog, Truck News|

Antidepressant Suicide – A Catch-22

What’s wrong with this picture? Company A designs a drug. The company develops it, tests it on animals and ultimately humans, and sends the results of their research—or what they claim are the results—to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA approves the drug to be marketed for the treatment [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Blog, Paxil News, Pharma News, R. Brent Wisner|