MDL Created for Lawsuits Alleging that Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Units Caused Infection During Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery

Medical device litigation

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has issued an order transferring federal cases alleging injuries caused by Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming units or blankets to the District of Minnesota for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings before the Honorable Joan N. Ericksen. The JPML is a group of seven federal judges designated by the…

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