Monsanto Roundup News

Monsanto Roundup Lawyers Earn Spot on Daily Journal Top Verdicts 2018 List

The landmark jury verdict in the case of Dewayne “Lee” Johnson v. Monsanto Company (now Bayer) was one of the largest and most significant verdicts in California last year, according to the Daily Journal. In its ‘Top Verdicts’ issue, the Daily Journal highlighted the work of Roundup cancer attorneys from Baum, Hedlund, Aristei [...]

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 |2019-11-29T09:33:16-08:00March 8th, 2019|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

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 |2019-04-19T10:30:17-07:00March 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 |2019-07-22T17:13:18-07:00February 21st, 2019|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Canadian MP Wants Glyphosate Review After Meeting with Attorneys

Feb. 8, 2019 – Ottawa, Canada - - After listening to a presentation and meeting with Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys during their recent trip to Canada, Member of Parliament Carol Hughes is calling for an independent review of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. Three-term MP Hughes, who represents [...]

Baum Hedlund Urges Canada to Conduct Independent Glyphosate Review

Feb. 8, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys Michael Baum and R. Brent Wisner traveled to Canada last week to participate in a campaign to push the Canadian government to undertake an independent review of the agrichemical, glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. Friends of the [...]

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 [...]

Bayer CEO Open to Roundup Settlements Following Verdict and Stock Hit

Nov. 6, 2018 – St. Louis, Missouri - - Bayer AG’s chief executive officer Werner Baumann said the company could consider Monsanto settlements to resolve Roundup cancer lawsuits filed in courts throughout the United States, depending on court costs. Baumann made the comments last week to German media invited to tour Bayer’s new [...]

By |2019-06-28T14:49:45-07:00November 6th, 2018|Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

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 [...]