Press Releases

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 [...]

Law360 Names BHAG Attorney Brent Wisner Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar

May 7, 2018 – Los Angeles, California - - Legal news media company Law360 named Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney R. Brent Wisner a Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar. Wisner was one of ten attorneys Law360 profiled for earning significant legal victories in 2017. According to Law360, the attorneys [...]

By | 2018-06-06T12:45:52+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Blog, Paxil News, Pharma News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

CA Court of Appeal Grants Writ in U.S. for Colombian Helicopter Crash

April 26, 2018 – Los Angeles, California – The California Court of Appeal, in a published opinion, issued a writ of mandate pursuant to a petition filed by the law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman dismissing cross-complaints filed against Colombian corporations on the grounds of improper service of [...]

Bloomberg’s Southwest Flight 1380 Interview Features Ronald Goldman

April 19, 2018 – Los Angeles, California – Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman’s head aviation attorney Ronald L.M. Goldman sat down today with June Grasso of Bloomberg Radio’s “Politics, Policy, Power and Law” program to discuss the legal ramifications of the Southwest explosion that left a 43-year-old woman dead. In [...]

By | 2018-04-24T10:04:05+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Blog, Aviation News, Press Releases, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

Court Appoints Baum Hedlund Attorney Brent Wisner as Co-Lead Counsel in Roundup JCCP

R. Brent Wisner The Honorable Judge Ioana Petrou appointed Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney R. Brent Wisner on March 15, 2018, as administrator and co-lead counsel for the Roundup Products Cases (known as the Roundup Judicial Council Coordination Proceedings or simply Roundup JCCP) before the [...]

By | 2018-05-22T11:45:04+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Expert Witnesses to Face Off in Roundup Cancer Hearing Next Week

Both Sides of Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Present Experts at Monsanto MDL Daubert Hearing on March 5 March 4, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - A Daubert Hearing for the federal Monsanto Roundup litigation is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 5, 2018 at U.S. District Court, Northern District of [...]

Widow Maintains GSK Liable for Suicide in Paxil Lawsuit Appeal

March 1, 2018 – Chicago, Illinois — The widow of a Chicago lawyer who took his own life while taking a generic version of Paxil (paroxetine), a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) antidepressant, told a federal appeals court that a jury’s verdict holding GSK liable for her husband’s suicide should stand. In the [...]

By | 2018-04-11T10:51:38+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Blog, Paxil News, Pharma News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Baum Hedlund Urges DOJ to Reopen Investigation re Celexa / Lexapro Clinical Trials

Boston, Massachusetts – February 8, 2018 - - The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has sent a letter and memorandum to the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the District of Massachusetts calling for the reopening of its investigation and prosecution of Forest Laboratories Inc. and its subsidiary, [...]