Bair Hugger warming blanket lawsuits are being investigated throughout the United States against the device maker, 3M. Bair Hugger warming blankets are special surgical blankets that are used to help prevent hypothermia on the operating table. Recent reports have identified a link between serious infection and Bair Hugger warming blankets. It is believed that the blankets transfer contaminated air into open surgical areas via the device’s forced air mechanism. When left untreated, these infections can cause serious complications for patients.
Our legal team is currently researching claims made by patients who have been diagnosed with serious infection after a surgery that involved a Bair Hugger warming blanket. We expect lawsuits to be filed soon. It is very possible that these lawsuits will eventually be consolidated into a class action lawsuit against the maker of the device. If you or a loved one has suffered a dangerous infection after surgery that used a warming blanket, you may be able to join a class action lawsuit and obtain a settlement.
Complications that are believed to be caused by the warming blanket include:
- Bacterial infections
- Deep joint infections
- Soft-tissue infections
- MRSA infections
- Device removal complications
How Can An Attorney Help Me With A Bair Hugger Class Action Lawsuit?
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If a Bair Hugger class action lawsuit ever materializes, your attorney will be able to advise you on all the details of whether a class action or standalone lawsuit best serves your interests.