Pedram Esfandiary

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman Wins Another Elite Trial Lawyers Award

August 9, 2019 – New York, New York - - The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has received an Elite Trial Lawyers award for the second consecutive year. In a ceremony held in New York City, the firm received recognition in the Mass Torts category for its [...]

Monsanto Hit with $2 Billion Verdict Losing Third Roundup Trial

May 13, 2019 – Oakland, California - - An Alameda jury in the case of Pilliod et al. v. Monsanto Company (Case No. RG17862702, JCCP No. 4953) returned a verdict today of $2.055 billion in favor of a husband and wife with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, ordering Monsanto to pay $55 million in compensatory damages and $2 billion in punitive [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Defending IARC’s Scientific Integrity Against Congressional Attack

Feb. 6, 2018 – Washington D.C. - - Today’s Science, Space, Technology (SST) Committee Hearing, ironically titled, “In Defense of Scientific Integrity: Examining the IARC Monograph Programme and Glyphosate Review,” should probably have been named “Monsanto’s Daily Glyphosate Talking Points.” The hearing, headed by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), started with reiterating the same [...]

Acthar Class Action Accuses Mallinckrodt of Inflating Price 85,000%

Los Angeles, California - - A class action lawsuit filed on behalf of numerous Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) accuses pharmaceutical manufacturer Mallinckrodt (MNK) of engaging in a scheme to drastically inflate the price and reduce competition for its drug H.P. Acthar Gel (Acthar), a drug primarily prescribed for infants with [...]

CA EPA Adds Glyphosate to Proposition 65 List of Known Carcinogens

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that effective July 7, glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, will be added to the state’s Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer. With the glyphosate Prop 65 listing, California’s Environmental Protection [...]

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