The number of lawsuits filed against Bair Hugger Therapy is increasing as time goes by. Though none have yet settled or gone to trial, it does not mean attorneys are not hard at work seeking justice. If you, or someone you love, has experienced severe side effects due to the negligence of these manufacturers,...Read More
Bair Hugger is a forced-air warming (FAW) blanket used in surgery to supply warm air to patients. This medical device is used to regulate a patient's body temperature in order to prevent hypothermia by gently forcing air evenly throughout the blanket. The Bair Hugger blankets are disposable to reduce risks of infection while covering patients before, during, and after...Read More
Even though the studies did not directly relate infections to Bair Hugger blankets, numerous patients have filed lawsuits against 3M and Arizant, the device’s manufacturers, after developing infections. These lawsuits claim that 3M knew of the infection risks, but did not warn healthcare professionals of those possibilities. Patients also claim that both manufacturing...Read More
If you, or someone you know, has developed an infection from using a Bair Hugger forced-air warming unit, seek legal assistance. Attorneys are currently accepting claims from patients who have...Read More
Tommy Walton, had 15 required surgeries with Bair Hugger Therapy, including one involving the removal of his hip implant. He now has a permanently damaged leg, and deep joint infection. As a result, he has filed a lawsuit against 3M, Arizant, and a sales representative in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, seeking more than $1 million in damages.
After developing a deep joint infection, resulting from a Bair Hugger device used...Read More