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Did a Bair Hugger Surgical Blanket Cause Your Infection?

For the last several decades, Bair Hugger warming blankets have been used to keep patients warm during surgery, especially hip and knee replacements. During surgery, a patient’s body can rapidly cool due to the exposure of the incision and the relaxed state induced by the anesthesia. To remedy this problem, the Bair Hugger surgical blankets were invented to help circulate warm air over a patient during surgery.

In 2002, the maker of the Bair Hugger blankets came out against his own product saying that the blankets may allow bacteria to spread and therefore cause dangerous infections during surgery. These infections have caused countless numbers of patients to suffer anti-biotic resistant infections that can only be treated with more surgeries to clean and remove infected tissue. Consequently, there are a multitude of lawsuits arising against 3M, the current manufacturer of the Bair Hugger warming blanket.

Contact Our Defective Product Lawyers Today

If you or a loved one suffered an infection after a hip or knee replacement surgery and believe it was due to the use of a Bair Hugger warming blanket, please contact our defective product attorneys. At GoldenbergLaw, our attorneys have been helping members of our community for decades and we can help you too. We will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve for your injury. This may include compensation for your medical bills, rehabilitation costs, loss of employment, and pain and suffering.

Contact us today so we can review your case for free. You can fill out the form on this page or call us at (800) 504-0281.

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