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Monday, July 18, 2016

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System – What is It and How Does it Work?

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) is a program that allows vaccine manufacturers, healthcare providers, vaccine recipients and their families to report vaccine injuries. In recent years, reports under VAERS and the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program have both been on the rise.


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Friday, July 15, 2016

What to Do If Diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome Following a Vaccination

If you have been diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) after receiving a flu shot, you may be entitled to financial compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). In this article, we discuss five steps you can take to protect yourself and learn more about your rights under the VICP.


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Thursday, April 28, 2016

How Vaccine Claims Are Processed

If you or a loved one has suffered a vaccine-related injury, you may be entitled to compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). In this article, we provide an overview of what to expect when filing a claim for vaccine compensation.


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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Military Vaccinations Linked to Multiple Cases of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)


When young men and women enlist in the Armed Forces, they have a reasonable expectation that they are putting themselves in harm's way, even if the country is not presently at war. They do not, however, normally expect that they may be endangered by the steps taken by the military to keep troops healthy. Nonetheless, that is precisely what has happened to many people, a high percentage of whom were drafted, who served in the Armed Forces during the 1960s and 1970s. According to a member of the board of directors of the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, "As many as 200, 000 Vietnam-era veterans are infected with HCV, but it's not on the radar."

Vaccinations without Sterilization

According to numerous veteran accounts, vaccinations in the Armed Forces were given using an air gun (brand name Ped-O-Jet) that supplied doses of several vaccines at once as the soldiers filed by.


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Friday, March 25, 2016

5 Things to Know if You Have Suffered a Vaccine Injury

Under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), individuals who suffer vaccine-related injuries can receive compensation for their medical bills and other losses.  Learn more about the VICP, including how to hire an attorney to file your VICP claim at no financial cost to you.


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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

How to Obtain Compensation Under VICP When Your Injury Is Not Listed on the Vaccine Injury Table

While the Vaccine Injury Table may only list certain conditions and illnesses, it is still possible to seek and obtain compensation, even if your injury is not listed on the Vaccine Table. In this article, vaccine attorney Leah Durant explains how individuals may obtain compensation for shoulder injuries related to vaccine administration (SIRVA) and other vaccine injuries not listed on the Vaccine Injury Table.


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Saturday, November 21, 2015

Injured Vaccine Recipients Have Recently Received Higher Payouts from Government

Can I be compensated for my vaccine-related injury?

The short answer to that question is yes. The administration of the vaccine can cause injuries which are not related to the contents of the vaccine itself.


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Monday, July 13, 2015

New York Passes Law Mandating Meningitis Vaccines

Can a state require my child to get a meningitis vaccine?

Bacterial meningitis is a highly-contagious, life-threatening condition easily spread between individuals living in close quarters (like dormitories). Historically, public universities and colleges mandated this under-studied vaccine for any new enrollee, and would decline admission to any student refusing to submit to the three-part series of inoculations.


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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Family Receives Compensation For Vaccine Related Injury

How can my child recover damages for adverse effects caused by a vaccination?

Like many parents, Theresa and Lucas Black of Mooresville, North Carolina trusted that vaccinating their child would be safe. Days after her vaccinations, however, their three-month-old daughter suffered seizures that threatened her life. A Charlotte neurologist determined that the vaccine had caused encephalopathy. Years later, her brain injury left her profoundly disabled, unable to speak, and on a feeding tube.


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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Recent Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Awards

Are there health risks associated with vaccines?

Recently, a study was released showing no connection between the MMR vaccine and autism. While there was no correlation found in this study, many safety advocates warn that these results do not tell the whole story. Administration of vaccines are not nearly as safe as most are led to believe, and doctors often fail to warn parents about the dangers.  Like any other medication, there exists the potential for side effects or allergic reactions.  In many instances, these are incredibly dangerous, or even deadly. 


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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Truth About How Often Vaccine Related Issues Arise

How many vaccinations result in serious health problems?

The debate about the benefits of vaccinations weighed against the potential dangers has been discussed extensively, especially in the wake of the recent measles outbreak in several states. In February of this year, Dr. Bob Sears appeared on CNN to discuss the issue and stated that between 3,000 and 4,500 individuals suffer from serious reactions as a result of exposure to vaccines every year.  Dr. Sears appears to have exaggerated the numbers, but the fact remains that there are many reports of adverse reactions to vaccines every year that result in hospitalization, disability, or death.


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