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Judge Denies Monsanto’s Motion to Dismiss PCB Contamination Lawsuits, Baron & Budd Reports

San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley Cases Allowed to Proceed DALLAS (February 7, 2017) – The national law firm of Baron & Budd reports that a U.S. district judge has denied a Monsanto Co. motion to dismiss [...]

February 8th, 2017|Environmental|

Port of Portland files lawsuit against Monsanto for PCBs

The Port of Portland has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Oregon against Monsanto Company for widespread PCB contamination impacting Port properties. The Port is the 10th public entity in the West [...]

January 5th, 2017|Environmental|

The City of Spokane Defeats Monsanto’s Motion to Dismiss PCB Lawsuit, Baron & Budd Reports

SPOKANE – (Oct. 28, 2016) – Yesterday, the City of Spokane defeated Monsanto's motion to dismiss the City's lawsuit alleging PCB contamination of the City's stormwater system. Judge Salvador Mendoza in the Eastern District of [...]

October 28th, 2016|Environmental|

State of Rhode Island Files Lawsuit Against 34 Oil Companies for Costs Associated with MTBE Contamination Cleanup

Gasoline Additive Considered a Probable Human Carcinogen DALLAS (Sept. 8, 2016) – The State of Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit against nearly three dozen oil companies for costs associated with cleaning up MTBE (methyl [...]

September 8th, 2016|Environmental|

City of Portland, Baron & Budd, and Gomez Trial Attorneys Sue Monsanto For PCB Water Contamination

Portland, Oregon July 13, 2016 The City of Portland, and the law firms of Baron & Budd and Gomez Trial Attorneys, took an important step to improve the vitality and health of Portland waters. Portland [...]

July 13th, 2016|Environmental|

Baron & Budd and Gomez Trial Attorneys Launch Ecolawyers Joint Venture, Bringing Justice to Polluters and Manufacturers of Known Pollutants

Solana Beach, California, July 12, 2016. The law firms of Baron & Budd and Gomez Trial Attorneys have launched a joint venture to fight for environmental justice, holding accountable polluters and manufacturers of known pollutants [...]

July 12th, 2016|Environmental|

Long Beach City Attorney, Gomez Trial Attorneys, and Baron & Budd File Seventh PCB Lawsuit Against Monsanto for Contaminating the City’s Storm Water and Contributing to the Sedimentary Contamination in Adjacent Ocean Areas

LONG BEACH, Calif.--BUSINESS WIRE--Today, the City of Long Beach, Gomez Trial Attorneys, and Baron & Budd filed the seventh lawsuit of its kind against Monsanto for PCB contamination of Long Beach's city storm water and [...]

May 20th, 2016|Environmental|

Scott Summy of Baron & Budd Honored With Civility with Integrity Award from Tarleton State University

Summy Honored as Part of University's 2016 President's Legacy Awards Presentation DALLAS (February 16, 2016) – Baron & Budd attorney Scott Summy received the Civility with Integrity Award from his alma mater, Tarleton State University, [...]

February 16th, 2016|Environmental, News & Press Releases|

Baron & Budd and Gomez Trial Attorneys File Seattle PCB Lawsuit Against Monsanto; Seattle Joins Five Other American Cities Against Monsanto

Seattle, Washington, January 26, 2016. The City of Seattle, WA, today took an important step in improving the vitality and health of the Lower Duwamish. Seattle filed a lawsuit to hold Monsanto Company responsible for [...]

January 26th, 2016|Environmental|

Baron & Budd Investigating Potential Lawsuits Regarding RoundUp Weed Killer

Product Linked to Development of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Other Types of Cancer LOS ANGELES (Jan. 20, 2016) – The national law firm of Baron & Budd is investigating potential legal action against Monsanto Co., the maker [...]

January 20th, 2016|Environmental|