What is Bair Hugger? Bair Hugger is surgical warming blanket used to prevent hypothermia for post joint surgery patients while they are asleep. These blankets were recently identified as causing serious risk of infection. Some of the infections reported have been , MRSA infection, soft-tissue infection, other bacterial infections, and even sepsis. If not treated, these infections can lead to serious consequences.
Bair Hugger cases started actively being filed in 2015. It is expected that litigation will move forward and compensation for consumers harmed by the warming blankets will happen. If you know someone that has had adverse affects of this device or you yourself have had pain and suffering, disability and medical bills, contact us immediately.