Monsanto Roundup News

Third Roundup Cancer Trial Begins on March 28 in Oakland, California

March 8, 2019 – Oakland, California - -The trial of Pilliod v. Monsanto Company (now Bayer) begins with jury selection on Monday, March 25, 2019, in Superior Court of California for the County of Alameda before Judge Winifred Smith. Attorneys for the plaintiffs anticipate the trial will last about a [...]

By | 2019-03-19T16:38:25+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

Monsanto Motion Denied for Summary Judgment in Roundup Cancer Cases

March 7, 2019 – San Francisco, California - - The federal judge overseeing the federal Monsanto Roundup cancer multidistrict litigation (MDL) denied Monsanto’s motion for summary judgment on non-causation grounds, finding that the plaintiffs’ claims in three bellwether cases are backed by sufficient evidence and are not preempted. Hundreds of Roundup [...]

By | 2019-03-13T11:19:21+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

First Federal Monsanto Roundup Trial Begins Monday in San Francisco

February 21, 2019, San Francisco, California - - The trial of Edwin Hardeman v. Monsanto Company (now Bayer) will begin with opening arguments on Monday, February 25, 2019 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco before Judge Vince Chhabria. Jury selection occurred on February [...]

By | 2019-03-19T15:41:48+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Brent Wisner Named One of America’s Most Influential Trial Lawyers

Jan. 22, 2019 – Miami, Florida - - The National Law Journal and the Trial Lawyer Magazine named Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney and partner, R. Brent Wisner, one of America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers for his success over the past year. The outstanding civil plaintiff and criminal [...]

Baum Hedlund Earns 2019 Trial Team of the Year Award for Monsanto Case

Jan. 21, 2019 – Miami, Florida - - The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 recognized the law firms of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, the Miller Firm and Audet & Partners with the 2019 Trial Team of the Year award (in the Mass Torts category) for their work in the [...]

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 [...]

R. Brent Wisner to Speak About Monsanto Trial at Harvard Law School

Sept. 28, 2018 – Cambridge, Massachusetts - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney and partner R. Brent Wisner will be appearing at Harvard Law School today to discuss the landmark $289.2 million against Monsanto in the first Roundup cancer case to proceed to trial. Wisner will speak in front [...]

By | 2018-10-01T18:52:33+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Lawyers: CRT Correction of Glyphosate Review Only Tells Half the Story

Sept. 27, 2018 – Los Angeles, California - - The academic journal Critical Reviews in Toxicology issued corrections yesterday for articles that were published in a 2016 supplemental issue dedicated to reviewing the safety of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. The corrections indicate that Monsanto did [...]

By | 2018-10-02T10:20:12+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

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+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum, 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 | 2019-02-22T16:10:37+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum|