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Monday, May 16, 2016

Answers to FAQs About Hiring a Vaccine Attorney and Obtaining Compensation

If you have experienced a vaccine injury, you could be entitled to compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). In this article, vaccine attorney Leah Durant answers seven frequently-asked questions about how and when to hire a vaccine attorney.


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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Kansas Court Upholds Denial of Unemployment Benefits to Vaccine Objector


Kansas Court Upholds Denial of Unemployment Benefits to Vaccine Objector

Is an employee who was dismissed for refusing a flu vaccine entitled to unemployment insurance payments?

In many workplaces, especially hospitals, workers may be required to receive a vaccine against influenza or the flu as a condition of continued employment. There may be limited exceptions for religious or medical reasons, and some workplaces allow conscientious objectors to wear a mask as an alternative under so-called "vaccine-or-mask" policies. Many, however, insist on a vaccine.

Employers Sometimes Reject An Employee's Stated Medical Reasons

When a hospital employee in Kansas gave her employer a brief note from her doctor asking to "defer" her flu shot, the hospital did not accept it as a valid medical excuse. The employee then sent a more detailed explanation, saying that an aunt of hers had passed away two weeks after being vaccinated for the flu and that, after immunizations, her grandson had suffered seizures and permanent brain damage.


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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Newly-Released Treatment for Guillain Barre Syndrome Offers Renewed Hope

There are currently only two forms of treatment for Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS). However, researchers in Glasgow are in the process of seeking FDA approval for a third treatment option, which may be effective in fighting GBS.


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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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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Common Vaccinations – And the Associated Risks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently recommends that children receive ten different vaccinations from birth through the age of six. While vaccinations are necessary to prevent the risk of serious diseases, there are risks are associated with certain vaccinations, and their administration.


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Friday, April 22, 2016

Injured Patients Filing HPV Vaccine Class-Action in Japan


We have talked about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine a lot on this


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Friday, April 1, 2016

Law Relating to Unvaccinated Children Introduced to Colorado Legislature

Should parents have to report to the state if their children remain unvaccinated?

There is a recent trend to leave children unvaccinated. Fear of potentially permanent negative side effects of vaccines, such as cognitive and physical disabilities, have led many parents to opt out of the inoculations their states require for children to attend school. Colorado has some of the lowest vaccine rates in the country. This is because parents are allowed to opt out for almost any reason. But who is keeping track of the children that remain unvaccinated? 

It is currently the law that individual schools report the vaccine status of their students to the state.


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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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Friday, March 25, 2016

Can Vaccines Cause Harm – A Discussion of The Most Common Injuries Related to Vaccines

While still relatively rare, there are several vaccine-related injuries that harm thousands of adults and children every year. In this article, we discuss some of the most common vaccine-related injuries for which compensation is available under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).


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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Can Vaccines Cause Auto Immune Disorders – Providing Answers to Commonly-Asked Questions

Medical experts have established possible associations between various types of immune disorders and a number of different vaccines. If you or a loved one is suffering from an immune deficiency or autoimmune disorder after a recent vaccination, continue reading to learn more about how you may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses.


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Saturday, March 19, 2016

Sanofi Vaccine Litigants Granted Class Action Status

Vaccines have been linked with a number of dangerous and deadly conditions, ranging from minor muscular discomfort to full-fledged neurological damage. Aside from inexcusable personal injuries linked to vaccines, a vaccine manufacturer has recently been implicated in a major anti-trust case causing alleged significant financial harm to patients, pediatricians and vaccine distributors.

As a bit of background, vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur, Inc. is responsible for the production of a wide variety of inoculations, including:

  • Conjugate quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine ("MCV4")
  • Diphteria, Tetanus, and Pertussis ("DTaP") 
  • Inactivated Polio Virus ("IPV") vaccines
  • Haemophilus influenzae type B ("HIB") vaccines

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