R. Brent Wisner

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 Glyphosate Prop 65 Ruling Affirms Listing as Probable Carcinogen

In a Major Victory for Public Health, a California Appellate Court Rules Against Monsanto, Upholding the State’s Listing of Glyphosate as a Chemical Known to Cause Cancer April 19, 2018 – Fresno, California – A California Appellate Court handed Monsanto Co. a legal defeat today, affirming that the State of [...]

By | 2018-05-15T10:41:46+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

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 California [...]

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|

Researchers Seek Retraction of MD-18 Celexa Study

Feb. 23, 2018 – Los Angeles, California – A group of researchers sent a letter this week to Dr. Robert Freedman, Editor of the American Journal of Psychiatry, calling for the retraction of a Celexa study the researchers claim is rife with “serious misrepresentations.” The study, known as the MD-18 ‘Wagner’ [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Did the EFSA Oppose IARC Glyphosate Report Before it Was Published?

Los Angeles, California -- U.S. law firms representing victims harmed by Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer published new court documents in late October showing the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) may have decided to oppose the International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) conclusion on glyphosate before the IARC report [...]

By | 2017-12-29T13:57:43+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

Attorney Brent Wisner Calls Out Glyphosate and Monsanto on “The Doctors”

Nov. 10, 2017 – Los Angeles, California - - Attorney R. Brent Wisner of the law firm Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman appeared as a guest on an episode of The Doctors this week to discuss the growing controversy and health risks associated with glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s [...]

By | 2017-11-13T12:01:50+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Top Stories, Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|