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Jun 19, 2021

Verdict 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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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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