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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 Ben Martin Law Group’s String of IVC Filter Jury Verdicts

Dallas Morning News reporter Marin Wolf recently highlighted the Ben Martin Law Group 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…

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Jul 23, 2021

4th Successful IVC Filter Verdict for Ben Martin Law Group 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 Ben Martin Law Group. The jury awarded the plaintiff, Debra Branch, $386,250, bringing the combined total of $7 million in winnings…

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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 Ben Martin Law Group, 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…

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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 Ben C. Martin of Ben Martin Law Group. Wright was injured when a…

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May 30, 2021

Ben Martin Law Group 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 judgment 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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Dec 4, 2019

Victims get nothing from Texas’s $8.8 million settlement with pelvic mesh manufacturer

Ben Martin Law Group and their client Jennifer Snowden are committed to spreading the word to women regarding the devastating pain and suffering that pelvic mesh products cause. Unfortunately, the fact that some transvaginal mesh products are still on the market does not mean they are safe. The FDA does not test or study these…

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Jul 23, 2019

CBS 11 I-Team speaks with Ben Martin Law Group over KCS Railway Negligence in Railroad Crossing Death.

Brian New of CBS I-Team spoke with attorney Ben Martin regarding the neglect and liability of Kansas City Southern Railway in the death of Sue Rigsby, who died after a train collided with her vehicle at a railroad crossing in Campbell, Texas. It has been more than four years since the substandard crossing claimed the…

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Jun 10, 2019

Ben Martin Law Group Attorneys Obtain Unprecedented Verdict in Railroad Crossing Death Case

Dallas, Texas, June 10, 2019. A Dallas, Texas jury has found the Kansas City Southern Railway liable for the death of Ladonna Sue Rigsby, who died after a train collided with her vehicle at a railroad crossing in Campbell, Texas in Hunt County, just northeast of Dallas. Ms. Rigsby, of Greenville, Texas, was operating her…

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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 Ben Martan Law Group’s client, Tonya Brand, $3 million in compensatory damages.  The verdict represents at least two firsts: it is the largest compensatory damages…

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