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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

How Do You Obtain a Settlement Under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)?


When you file a vaccine injury claim under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), your claim has three potential outcomes: (i) the Vaccine Court can award you compensation, (ii) the Vaccine Court can deny your claim, or (iii) you can enter into a settlement with the government.

Settling a VICP Claim is the Best Option in Many Cases

For many claimants, entering into a settlement is the best option. There are a couple of reasons why. First, settling your VICP claim provides certainty. Regardless of how strong your claim may be, there is no guarantee that the Vaccine Court will rule in your favor.


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Tuesday, January 17, 2023

The CDC’s FluView Interactive Provides Insight Into Influenza’s Spread Throughout Flu Season


Each year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) track the spread of the influenza virus throughout the United States. The CDC uses its tracking data to make recommendations about vaccination and to predict where the flu virus is likely to be most active during the October-to-May flu season.

The CDC makes much of this data available to the public through


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Thursday, January 5, 2023

Vaccine Court Provides Tips for Avoiding VICP Scams


The U.S. Court of Federal Claims (also known as the Vaccine Court) is encouraging claimants to be wary of fraud scams purportedly related to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). Unfortunately, these types of fraud scams are not uncommon, as scam artists frequently try to prey on individuals who find themselves in vulnerable circumstances.

In particular, the Vaccine Court


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Monday, November 21, 2022

What the Government Wants Vaccine Recipients to Know about the VICP


The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) is a federal program that serves as a source of financial recovery for individuals and families coping with the effects of vaccine injuries. While Congress established the VICP in 1988, the program remains relatively unknown, and over the past 34 years, less than 10,000 claimants have obtained compensation despite the hundreds of millions of vaccines administered in the U.S. annually.

While vaccine injuries are relatively rare, the number of successful VICP claims filed is far below the estimated number of vaccine injuries over the relevant time period.


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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

10 Reasons to Talk to a Lawyer if You Have Concerns About a Vaccine Injury


If you have concerns about a vaccine injury and you have not yet consulted with your doctor, you should do so promptly. You should also consult with a lawyer about your legal rights.

Why should you consult with a lawyer? There are several ways a lawyer can help you when you are coping with the effects of a vaccine injury. In this article, we cover 10 reasons to talk to a lawyer after being diagnosed with a vaccine-related injury:



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Monday, October 10, 2022

The CDC Recommends Getting a Flu Shot By the End of October 2022


With flu season just around the corner, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is


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Thursday, August 25, 2022

When Can You File a Vaccine Injury Claim for Bell’s Palsy?


Vaccines including the annual flu shot, hepatitis B vaccine, HPV vaccine and meningococcal vaccine are known to cause Bell’s palsy in a small percentage of cases. While rare, Bell’s palsy caused by a vaccine can potentially have serious and long-term health consequences. When this happens, vaccine recipients and families affected by Bell’s palsy can seek compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).

Eligibility Requirements to File a VICP Claim for Bell’s Palsy

To obtain compensation for


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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

10 Important Facts about Shoulder Injuries Related to Vaccine Administration


Shoulder injuries related to vaccine administration (SIRVA) are among the most common vaccine-related injuries. Each year, we represent dozens of individuals who have been diagnosed with SIRVA after receiving flu shots, tetanus shots and other immunizations.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with SIRVA, or if you have concerns about the risk of SIRVA following a vaccination, it is important that you make informed decisions. Here are 10 important facts about


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Monday, July 25, 2022

When Pain After a Flu Shot Doesn’t Go Away


For most people, mild pain is a short-term consequence of getting a flu shot. But, in some cases, pain after a flu shot doesn’t go away. While injuries and illnesses caused by flu shots are relatively rare, they do happen, and in some cases, they affect flu shot recipients for the rest of their lives.

We regularly represent individuals who have been diagnosed with flu shot-related injuries and illnesses. This includes illnesses and injuries caused by the flu shot itself (i.


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Wednesday, July 13, 2022

How Do the CDC and FDA Seek to Ensure Vaccine Safety?


According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States


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Monday, June 20, 2022

10 Important Facts about Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) and the Flu Shot


Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is a rare autoimmune disorder that has been linked to the annual flu shot. While GBS diagnoses resulting from flu immunizations are rare, the link is now well-established in medicine and in the law. With this in mind, here are 10 important facts about GBS and the flu vaccine:

Fact #1: The Annual Flu Shot is a Recognized Trigger for Guillain-Barre Syndrome

While the precise cause of Guillain-Barre Syndrome remains unknown, the flu shot is a recognized trigger for GBS.


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