Published on March 14, 2017

Bair Hugger Litigation Continues to Grow

Bair Hugger Heat Blanket Litigation Continues to Grow Into the New Year MDL for Bair Hugger is currently undergoing pretrial coordination in the US District Court in Minneapolis.

Some experts anticipate that the number of lawsuits will continue to mount, considering the Bair Hugger blanket has been in use for over two …

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Bair Hugger Lawsuit Filings Continue, As Federal Claims Exceed 1,100 Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Hip and knee replacement infection lawsuits continue to mount in the federal multidistrict litigation established for all product liability claims involving the 3M Company’s Bair Hugger forced air warmer system.

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Bair Hugger Lawsuits Keep Coming, Class Actions in US and Canada

Harris County, TX
It’s been a little over a year since plaintiff Ruth Childers from Texas filed her Bair Hugger lawsuit against 3M Co. and three other defendants, alleging the forced-air warming blanket system caused a drug-resistant infection that …

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Could Opening An Operating Room Door During Surgeries Increase Infection Risk?, yeah!

Some believe this repetitive movement could increase a patient’s risk of developing an infection, and plaintiffs in the Bair Hugger litigation believe they are particularly at risk.

The study found, on average, the operating room door is opened 71 …

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CDC Says Heater-Cooler Device Has Infection Risk Hugger lawsuits claim the device is particularly dangerous during total hip and knee replacement surgeries.

When bacteria infects soft tissues, the body’s immune system can usually fight off the infection, but when bacteria infects the artificial …

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