Deep Joint Infection Lawsuit Alleges Bair Hugger Blanket System Introduced Bacteria
A woman has filed a deep joint infection lawsuit after a Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming system allegedly introduced bacteria into an open surgical wound.
Plaintiff Maria A. said she underwent surgery on April 12, 2016.
During the surgery, a Bair Hugger allegedly was used to keep her body warm.
She claims the use of this device led to a post-surgical infection, according to this deep joint infection lawsuit .
A Bair Hugger is a portable heater and blower mechanism connected by a hose to a disposable blanket that covers surgical patients.
— Class Action Links (@classactionlink) April 24, 2018
Study has shown a warming blanket called Bair Hugger used either during or after a surgery has been linked to Post Operative Infection. If you or a loved one has suffered from a Post Operative Infection caused by a Bair Hugger Contact our office today. #thewebsterlawfirm pic.twitter.com/qSQ22F4Rdi
— The Webster Law Firm (@websterlawfirm1) April 20, 2018
@Midday180 it's called a Bair Hugger . It's used in ALOT of procedures
— Jake Deveral Waddell (@JacobDeveral) April 20, 2018
— Nash & Franciskato (@nashfranciskato) April 19, 2018
Two 3M #BairHugger System cases were selected for the upcoming trial to begin on or after April 30, on the basis that the plaintiffs involved allegedly suffered infections caused by…https://t.co/Bw6mZUTLsx#NEURALIT #MassTorts #Litigation #MedicalRecordReview #Lawsuits #Pain pic.twitter.com/2dAwjea3JZ
— Neural IT (@neuralitllc) April 19, 2018
Design Defect Claims to Proceed to Trial in Bellwether Bair Hugger Warming Device Case
In the first bellwether Bair Hugger warming device case set for trial, a federal judge has denied the defendants’ motion for summary judgment as to a majority of the claims, ruling that the expert testimony establishes a question of fact …