Bair Hugger Warming Blankets
The attorneys of McSweeney / Langevin are providing free legal consultations to individuals and families injured or harmed as a result of infection spread after the surgical use of Bair Hugger Warming Blankets.
Bair Hugger inventor expresses concerns
The Bair Hugger warming blanket was invented by Dr. Scott Augustine and approved by the FDA in 1998. The device warms patients during surgery. This type of warming helps patients regulate their body temperature which can have beneficial effects on the patient’s health.
Although he invented the device, Dr. Augustine is now speaking out against it. According to the New York Times, Dr. Augustine has alleged that the device can spread bacteria associated with hostpital-acquired infections.
We can help
You may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages if you or a loved one has suffered any adverse side effects due to a Bair Hugger warming blanket. Feel free to contact an attorney at 1-877-542-4646 or by using the form below. Your information will remain confidential and a lawyer will provide you with a free legal consultation.