R. Brent Wisner

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 [...]

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+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Brent Wisner Recognized in Daily Journal Top 100 Lawyers for 2018

Sept. 19, 2018 – Los Angeles, California - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney and partner R. Brent Wisner was named to the Daily Journal’s list of the “Top 100 Lawyers in California” for 2018. As the publication notes, Wisner led the charge in handing agrochemical giant Monsanto Company [...]

By | 2018-11-06T12:43:41+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

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 | 2018-09-17T09:44:50+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

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 [...]

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman a Finalist for 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers

July 26, 2018 – LOS ANGELES, CA - - The National Law Journal announced today that the law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman is a finalist for the 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers. The Elite Trial Lawyers honors the country’s top plaintiffs’ lawyers and their firms for outstanding work [...]

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 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|