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Monday, February 22, 2016

Vaccinated-Related Exclusion Day at Oregon Schools on Feb. 17th

February 17th is "School Exclusion Day" in the state of Oregon, meaning that any students not up-to-date on their vaccinations, or without documentation to prove that they are current, will be unable to attend classes in all public and private schools in the state from that day forth. School Exclusion Day includes all preschools, childcare facilities and Head Start programs throughout the state. It is possible that hundreds of children will be sent home from school on that day.


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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Law Offices of Leah V. Durant, PLLC Secures $150,000.00 Settlement in Flu GBS Claim

The Law Offices of Leah V. Durant, PLLC secures six-figure settlement for a client suffering from flu GBS in a claim filed under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).

On January 13, 2015, our client received his annual flu shot.  Shortly thereafter he began experiencing symptoms of Guillain Barre Syndrome (or GBS), a serious disease that has been linked to the flu vaccine.  GBS is a rare disorder that causes a person’s immune system to attack the body’s nerve cells.


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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Law Offices of Leah V. Durant, PLLC Secures $107,500.00 in Claim Involving a Vaccine Related Shoulder Injury (SIRVA)

At the Law Offices of Leah V. Durant, PLLC, our Firm specializes in the representation of clients in claims filed before the United States Court of Federal Claims.  Pursuant to a federal program called the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (or “VICP”), individuals who have suffered injury resulting from the receipt of a vaccination may seek compensation from the government.


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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Experts Ponder Sudden Increase in Shoulder Injuries Following Vaccination

As a lesser-known potential side effect of vaccination, Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA), is becoming a growing issue within the context of vaccine injury law – and is gaining increasing widespread attention.  SIRVA is a condition causing serious, unrelenting pain in the area surrounding the vaccination site. In severe cases, SIRVA can cause stiffness and the total inability to use the arm for months following the shot.


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Thursday, January 28, 2016

FDA Expands Gardisil Age Range for Male Patients

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the cause of one of the most prevalent sexually-transmitted diseases in the United States today. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are approximately 14 million new HPV infections recorded in the U.S. each year – and the virus is linked to over 90 percent of all cases of genital warts and anal cancer, as well as virtually all cases of cervical cancer.


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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Parents Initiate Lawsuit Over Mandatory Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccine has been touted as a necessary and harmless protectant against the dangers of the flu virus – which can lead to significant health problems in the children, elderly and immunosuppressed. However, some are also skeptical of the vaccine’s potential side effects, and have refused to administer this particular inoculation to their children. Nevertheless, health officials in New York City have unilaterally decided that the flu vaccine is a necessary component to the state-run daycare and preschool system – and mandated that all enrollees accept the vaccination or face expulsion.


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Monday, December 21, 2015

Risk of Anaphylaxis after Vaccine Administration

Fortunately, anaphylaxis, a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction, is a rare occurrence. Nonetheless, parents often worry, particularly if they have a child with serious allergies, about the dangers of the administration of a vaccine precipitating such a dangerous reaction in their child.


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Thursday, December 17, 2015

What are the Vaccines Available for Chickenpox? What are the Risks?

Since the introduction of the first chickenpox vaccine in 1995, millions of Americans have avoided the pain and discomfort associated with this highly-contagious disease.Unfortunately, many children and adults who get vaccinated suffer dangerous and sometimes life-threatening complications.


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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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Saturday, November 7, 2015

California General Assembly Passes Bill Mandating Adult Vaccines for Certain Childcare Workers

In the American vaccination landscape, many wrongfully believe that only children are subject to the mandates of the “standard” inoculation schedule. However, as lawmakers in California recently decided, adults employed in certain industries are also required to submit to the state’s predetermined routine. In other words, their employment depends upon meeting the vaccination requirement.


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Friday, November 6, 2015

Can Vaccines Cause Shoulder Pain?

Individuals who receive hypodermic vaccinations can end up suffering from shoulder injuries related to vaccine administration (SIRVA). Learn about the various types of SIRVA and how you may be able to seek financial compensation from the federal government.


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