Settlements and Verdicts

Proven Track Record of Success

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has resolved thousands of cases worldwide, obtaining more than $4 billion in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients. With a decades-long track record of success handling commercial transportation accidents, pharmaceutical drug injuries, product liability cases, harmful consumer products, whistleblower claims and class actions, our firm has earned a reputation for handling complex cases with considerable dedication, experience and skill, holding negligent companies accountable and obtaining maximum compensation for our clients. This list is only a sample of our case results.

Our past performance, verdicts and settlements do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of future cases. Past results obtained or overall performance must be confined to that particular case, its factual and legal circumstances and legal surroundings. Every case is different and must be judged on its own merits.

  • $2,000,000,000
    Pilliod et al. v, Monsanto Co.
    In May of 2019, the jury in the case of Pilliod et al. v, Monsanto Company ordered the agrochemical giant to pay $2.055 billion in damages to the plaintiffs, Alva and Alberta Pilliod , a Bay Area couple in their 70s. R. Brent Wisner served as co-lead ...
  • $289,200,000
    Dewayne “Lee” Johnson v. Monsanto Co.
    $289.2 million jury verdict in Monsanto Roundup trial Our firm represented Dewayne “Lee” Johnson in the first Roundup cancer lawsuit to proceed to trial. On Aug. 10, 2018, a San Francisco jury ordered Monsanto to pay $39.25 million in compensatory ...
  • $105,000,000
    Pharmaceutical Settlement
    $105 million pharmaceutical settlement (multiple clients)
  • $80,000,000
    Hardeman v. Monsanto Co.
    Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman attorneys also served on the trial team in the case of Hardeman v. Monsanto Company , which resulted in an $80 million jury verdict for the plaintiff, Edwin Hardeman. The judge later reduced Mr. Hardeman’s verdict to ...
  • $63,000,000
    Paxil Pediatric Class Action
    $63 million pediatric class action re false promotion of Paxil. Judge approves final terms of improved national pediatric paxil class action settlement – consumers get a better deal. READ MORE
  • $40,000,000
    Third-Party Payer Class Action
    $40 million third-party payer class action re off-label promotion of Paxil. Judge approves $40 million settlement in second phase of national pediatric paxil class action – insurance companies to be reimbursed. READ MORE
  • $28,000,000
    Defective Drug Class Action
    $28 million Paxil defective drug class action. A class action has been brought in the US territory of Puerto Rico against UK-based drug major GlaxoSmithKline. READ MORE
  • $18,000,000
    Whistleblower Settlement
    One of our more successful whistleblower lawsuits was against the Boeing Company. Boeing paid $18 million to settle our client’s case , which alleged the company violated the terms of its defense contract with the US government. Our firm presented ...
  • $17,500,000
    A Major US Plane Crash
    $17.5 million settlement for the death of a passenger in a major US plane crash
  • $15,000,000
    Commercial Truck Accident
    $15 million settlement for a person gravely injured by a major truck company
  • $14,000,000
    A Major US Plane Crash
    $14 million settlement for the death of a passenger in a major US plane crash
  • $12,000,000
    Helicopter Crash
    $12 million settlement for an injured passenger in a helicopter crash
  • $10,000,000
    A Major Foreign Plane Crash
    $10 million settlement for the death of a passenger in a major foreign plane crash
  • $10,000,000
    Celexa-Lexapro Pediatric Class Action
    $10 million pediatric class action re false promotion of Celexa and Lexapro. Babies born to women who have used Lexapro and other similar medications such as Zoloft, Celexa, Prozac, Paxil and Symbyax are at an increased risk for birth defects. READ M ...
  • $10,000,000
    School Bus Accident
    $10 million settlement for a school bus crash in Orange County, California . In 2017, Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman reached a settlement of nearly $10 million with Orange Unified School District (OUSD) in California on behalf of families of children ...
  • $9,000,000
    Drug Injury
    $9 million settlement for a single client’s drug injury
  • $8,500,000
    Commercial Truck Accident
    A successful truck accident trial was conducted in Ohio, where our firm successfully brought to trial a commercial truck accident case against Tyson Foods, where our clients were awarded $7,028,687 for the loss of their son, a single young adult. ...
  • $8,500,000
    Whistleblower Settlement
    $8.5 million settlement for Neuroscience / Pharmasan Labs improper billing over unnecessary or questionable tests.
  • $8,450,000
    Whistleblower Settlement
    $8.45 million settlement for MB2 Dental Solutions improper billing and kickbacks.
  • $6,900,000
    Truck Accident Settlement
    After a semi-truck drove over a stopped car, killing two of its occupants and injuring the third, one of our attorneys took the case all the way to trial. The trucking company admitted fault before trial, but insisted that the damages were no more ...
  • $6,500,000
    Whistleblower Settlement
    $6.5 million settlement for San Diego Hospice healthcare fraud.
  • $6,200,000
    Fatal Bus Crash
    $6.2 million settlement for a child killed in a bus crash
  • $6,000,000
    Fatal Truck Accident
    $6 million settlement for a wrongful death case in a truck crash
  • $3,500,000
    Fatal Train Crash
    $3.5 million settlement for the death of a train passenger
  • $2,800,000
    Wrongful Death
    $2.8 million wrongful death settlement for a train passenger
  • $2,000,000
    Fatal Train Crash
    $2 million settlement for the death of a train passenger
  • $1,900,000
    Foreign Bus Crash
    $1.9 million settlement for a tourist killed in a foreign bus crash
  • $1,800,000
    Tour Bus Crash
    $1.8 million wrongful death settlement for a tour bus passenger
  • $1,700,000
    Fatal School Bus Crash
    $1.7 million for a child killed in a school bus crash
  • $1,300,000
    Whistleblower Settlement
    $1.3 million settlement for West Alabama Emergency Physicians for Medicare fraud.
  • $1,200,000
    Whistleblower Settlement
    $1.2 million settlement for Bizlink Technology underpaying customs fees

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