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Aug 28, 2021

Philips CPAP and BiPAP Machines Linked to Cancer

CPAP breathing machines help to keep your airway open while you sleep by providing a continuous stream of air through a mask. The machine is usually prescribed for people with obstructive sleep apnea to ensure they keep breathing during sleep. Similarly, BiPAP machines also assist with breathing by pushing air into the lungs. Many of…

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Aug 2, 2021

Dallas Morning News Highlights Martin Baughman’s String of IVC Filter Jury Verdicts

Dallas Morning News reporter Marin Wolf recently highlighted the Martin Baughman trial team’s string of four jury verdicts across the country on behalf of individuals injured by defective IVC blood filters. In “Dallas law firm’s combined verdicts top $7 million in series of blood clot filter lawsuits,” Wolf describes how the firm embarked on a…

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Jul 23, 2021

4th Successful IVC Filter Verdict for Martin Baughman Awards Plaintiff $386,250

A federal jury on July 21, 2021 found that C.R. Bard Inc.’s IVC blood clot filters were defective once again. This will be the fourth successful verdict against Bard for trial lawyers at Dallas-based Martin Baughman PLLC. The jury awarded the plaintiff, Debra Branch, $386,250, bringing the combined total of $7 million in winnings for…

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Jun 19, 2021

Verdict of $3.3 Million for Plaintiff Against Bard in IVC Filter Case

For the third time in less than five weeks, Bard has been hit with a verdict in an IVC filter case. Ben C. Martin of Martin Baughman, Dallas, Texas, reports that the verdict, rendered today in federal court in Madison, Wisconsin, occurred after three days of jury deliberation. The unanimous jury of seven found in…

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Jun 1, 2021

Federal Dallas Jury Awards Plaintiff $2.55 million in Bard IVC Filter Case

On Friday May 28, a federal jury in Dallas, Texas, awarded $2.55M to a plaintiff against CR Bard Inc. and Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc., manufacturers of the Bard IVC filter line of medical devices. The plaintiff, Shanequeia Marie Wright, was represented by Laura J. Baughman and Ben C. Martin of Martin Baughman PLLC. Wright was…

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May 30, 2021

Martin Baughman Secures $926,000 Verdict for Oregon Plaintiff in IVC Filter Case

On May 14, 2021 a plaintiff of Portland, Oregon was awarded $926,000 in damages by a federal jury for injuries he sustained as a result of C.R. Bard’s negligence. The judgement for Justin Peterson represents the 2nd such verdict against Bard, in which jurors found negligence in design and failure to warn doctors. Peterson, 39,…

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Jun 24, 2019

Martin Baughman Officially Launched, Joining Two Lawyers Known for Beating Big Corporations

Nationally renowned attorneys Ben C. Martin and Laura J. Baughman have joined forces to form Martin Baughman. The new firm was officially launched on June 13th at an enthusiastically attended rollout celebration. “This is a powerful combination, especially for our clients,” says Ben C. Martin. “We are known for taking on big companies on behalf…

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Mar 11, 2019

Lead Counsel Ben C. Martin Secures Ground-breaking $3 million Verdict in IVC Filter Bellwether Trial

Just before midnight on February 1, after deliberating for over 10 hours, an Indianapolis jury found that the design of Cook Medical’s Celect IVC filter is defective and awarded the Law Offices of Ben C. Martin’s client Tonya Brand $3 million in compensatory damages.  The verdict represents at least two firsts: it is the largest…

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