Bair Hugger MDL Surpasses 1,000 Mark

Langdon & Emison continues to accept potential cases on behalf of patients who suffered serious infections after a knee, hip or other joint replacement surgery. These lawsuits over 3M Bair Hugger blankets allege the device, which is used in hospitals across the country, exposed patients to contaminated air from the operating room, causing MRSA, sepsis and other serious infections.

Lawsuits over these hip and knee infections continue apace in the federal multidistrict litigation established for product liability claims involving the 3M Company’s Bair Hugger forced air warmer system. According to an update issued on January 15th, there are now over 1,100 cases pending in the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, where all federally-filed Bair Hugger claims are undergoing coordinated pretrial proceedings. Contact us via instant chat or toll-free at 1-866-931-2115 to discuss your potential Bair Hugger case. (In Re: Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Products Liability Litigation – MDL No. 2666)