Monsanto Roundup News

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 | 2018-09-17T09:44:50+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. 5, 2018 – BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney Michael Baum and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (Baum Hedlund co-counsel) delivered the keynote address today at the Greens Complementary Hearing on Pesticides. European Green Party Members of Parliament Maria Heubuch (Germany), Michèle Rivasi (France), Bart Staes [...]

By | 2018-09-12T16:48:42+00:00 September 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 [...]

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 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|

U.S. Agency Says Glyphosate Formulations More Toxic Than Glyphosate Alone

May 8, 2018 – Research Triangle Park, North Carolina - - The United States National Toxicology Program (NTP) has uncovered evidence that exposure to formulated weed killers are potentially more toxic to humans than exposure to their active ingredient in isolation. Formulated weed killers like Monsanto’s Roundup are widely used [...]

By | 2018-05-30T16:14:35+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Monsanto Roundup News|

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|

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|