Monsanto Roundup News

Judge Denies Monsanto’s Bid for New Trial in Roundup Cancer Case

Oct. 22, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - A California state court judge ruled today to uphold a jury’s verdict against Monsanto stemming from the Roundup lawsuit to proceed to trial. In August, a San Francisco jury returned a verdict in favor of Dewayne “Lee” Johnson, a former groundskeeper who [...]

By |2019-07-08T15:22:40-07:00October 22nd, 2018|Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

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 |2018-10-01T18:52:33-07:00September 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 |2018-10-02T10:20:12-07:00September 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 |2019-01-18T15:58:42-08:00September 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 |2019-08-16T12:45:49-07:00September 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 [...]

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 |2018-05-21T11:49:05-07:00May 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 |2018-05-30T16:14:35-07:00May 8th, 2018|Monsanto Roundup News|