Bair Hugger

BACKGROUND

The Bair Hugger therapy temperature management system uses forced, warm air to prevent and treat hypothermia in surgical patients. 

Manufacturer: 3M Co. and Arizant.

Use:  therapy temperature management system that uses forced, warm air to prevent and treat hypothermia in surgical patients.

LITIGATION

Number of lawsuits: over 700

Injuries: debilitating deep-joint infections & circulated contaminants

Defendants: 3M and Arizant

Trial: 

  • 2015 and ongoing
  • Clients and cases are nationwide
  • Status: active and ongoing