3M says federal court dismissed all of the federal lawsuits against the 3M Bair Hugger system.
Decision dismisses over 5,000 lawsuits filed by plaintiffs’ attorneys, who improperly claimed that warming system was responsible for infections suffered by patients during surgery: 3M
Federal decision in favor of 3M comes six months after the Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a Minnesota state court order dismissing 61 similar cases
NOTE: Jan. 2019: 3M Judgment Upheld in Minnesota Warming Blanket Cases
Link to Statement: 3M Scores Major Legal Victory in Bair Hugger Litigation
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