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MDL Sought For Lawsuits Involving Bair Hugger Surgical Infections

(August 28, 2015, 8:11 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A plaintiff on Aug. 21 petitioned the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to centralize about 14 product liability cases involving the Bair Hugger forced-air warming blanket before Judge Donovan Frank of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota (In Re: Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Devices Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2666, JPMDL).

(Bair Hugger brief available. Document #28-150903-012B.)

William Lichlyter says he is one plaintiff in the 14 cases who allegedly developed an infection during surgery because the Bair...
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