R. Brent Wisner

First Federal Monsanto Roundup Trial Begins Monday in San Francisco

February 21, 2019, San Francisco, California - - The trial of Edwin Hardeman v. Monsanto Company (now Bayer) will begin with opening arguments on Monday, February 25, 2019 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco before Judge Vince Chhabria. Jury selection occurred on February [...]

By |2019-07-22T17:13:18-07:00February 21st, 2019|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Canadian MP Wants Glyphosate Review After Meeting with Attorneys

Feb. 8, 2019 – Ottawa, Canada - - After listening to a presentation and meeting with Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys during their recent trip to Canada, Member of Parliament Carol Hughes is calling for an independent review of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. Three-term MP Hughes, who represents [...]

Baum Hedlund Urges Canada to Conduct Independent Glyphosate Review

Feb. 8, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys Michael Baum and R. Brent Wisner traveled to Canada last week to participate in a campaign to push the Canadian government to undertake an independent review of the agrichemical, glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. Friends of the [...]

Brent Wisner Named One of America’s Most Influential Trial Lawyers

Jan. 22, 2019 – Miami, Florida - - The National Law Journal and the Trial Lawyer Magazine named Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney and partner, R. Brent Wisner, one of America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers for his success over the past year. The outstanding civil plaintiff and criminal [...]

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 [...]

Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman Recognized as 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers

Dec. 5, 2018 – Los Angeles, California - - The National Law Journal has recognized the law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman in its 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers list for pharmaceutical litigation based on the firm’s work in a high-profile case against drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline. Baum, Hedlund, Aristei [...]

Bayer CEO Open to Roundup Settlements Following Verdict and Stock Hit

Nov. 6, 2018 – St. Louis, Missouri - - Bayer AG’s chief executive officer Werner Baumann said the company could consider Monsanto settlements to resolve Roundup cancer lawsuits filed in courts throughout the United States, depending on court costs. Baumann made the comments last week to German media invited to tour Bayer’s new [...]

By |2019-06-28T14:49:45-07:00November 6th, 2018|Monsanto Roundup News, 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 [...]

Judge Denies Monsanto’s Bid for New Trial in Roundup Cancer Case

Oct. 22, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - A California state court judge ruled today to uphold a jury’s verdict against Monsanto stemming from the Roundup lawsuit to proceed to trial. In August, a San Francisco jury returned a verdict in favor of Dewayne “Lee” Johnson, a former groundskeeper who [...]

By |2019-07-08T15:22:40-07:00October 22nd, 2018|Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

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 |2018-10-01T18:52:33-07:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|