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Law360 Names BHAG Attorney Brent Wisner Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar

Share This Item 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. Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar: @baumhedlund's R. Brent Wisner | https://t.co/MSJ5TA7YOr pic.twitter.com/Du17ysbLMG — Law360 (@Law360) May 7, 2018 Wisner was one of ten attorneys Law360 profiled for earning significant legal victories in 2017. According to Law360, the attorneys on the Titans of the Plaintiffs Bar list not only excel in the courtroom in large-scale litigation, but also take on leadership roles at their firms. These attorneys “strategically shaped outcomes, acted as champions to their clients and nabbed massive settlements. And they perform with passion,” Law360 wrote. Brent Wisner named Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar Due to Landmark Paxil Suicide Verdict Against GSK Wisner was co-lead counsel in a complex trial….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips For Chicago Families And Vacationers

Warmer weather has finally arrived here in Chicagoland – it’s the time of year when many of us start flocking to swimming pools for fun in the water. Whether you are enjoying a pool at a hotel, at a public space, or in your own backyard, it’s important to balance fun with safety, especially when […].. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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

Share This Item 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 California Superior Court for the County of Alameda. Wisner was appointed to the Roundup JCCP leadership despite protestations from Monsanto, which objected to his role in making public numerous internal Monsanto documents now part of The Monsanto Papers. As administrator and co-lead counsel, Wisner and two other attorneys are responsible for coordinating and overseeing all activities for the plaintiffs in the Roundup JCCP. The other attorneys appointed to the leadership are Timothy A. Litzenburg of The Miller Firm LLC and Peter Miller of Miller DellaFera. The Roundup JCCP consists of….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Montague County Helicopter Crash Brings Tragic End to Hunting Trip

A tour helicopter, a Hughes 369, crashed near Bowie, Texas on Saturday morning.  Three people on board were severely injured.  Not much information is available at this point but, according to news reports, those injured may have been wounded veterans. The flight reportedly involved a hunting trip.  Although we don’t yet know if Saturday’s helicopter crash was caused by a maintenance issue or a piloting issue, it is a reminder of the potential dangers of private helicopter tours. I flew helicopters for the Navy, and I can testify firsthand that they can be a lot of fun. Helicopters can give you access to areas that no other aircraft can.  That said, I have also seen firsthand that helicopters are very unforgiving machines with lots of moving parts.  Because of this, helicopters require more maintenance than airplanes to keep them safe, and they require diligent, well-trained pilots to operate them.  In this case, for some….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Monsanto Loses Motions to Avoid June Roundup-Induced Cancer Trial

Share This Item May 17, 2018 – San Francisco, California – – A California State Court judge denied Monsanto’s bid to toss a lawsuit alleging exposure to Roundup causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma and ruled that the plaintiff will be permitted to seek punitive damages against Monsanto. In a devastating ruling against Monsanto, San Francisco County Superior Court Judge Curtis E.A. Karnow also allowed for all of the plaintiff’s experts to testify before a jury (with few limitations), concluding that expert opinion based on peer-reviewed studies is “very difficult to exclude.” The plaintiff in the case is DeWayne Johnson, who worked as a groundskeeper for the Benicia Unified School District in the San Francisco Bay Area. For years, Mr. Johnson’s job included mixing and spraying of hundreds of gallons of Monsanto’s glyphosate-containing products on school properties. In the summer of 2014, Mr. Johnson developed a….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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