A federal judge has granted summary judgment against more than 5,000 lawsuits over 3M surgical warming blankets after she tossed the plaintiffs’ experts.
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Joan Ericksen of the District of Minnesota granted 3M’s motion for summary judgment that sought to exclude the plaintiffs’ general causation experts. The lawsuits, coordinated in multidistrict litigation, had alleged that the Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming system increased the risk of infection.
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