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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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Monday, February 29, 2016

FAQs: What are My Rights After a Vaccine Injury?

If you have suffered a vaccine injury, you may be entitled to compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). In this article, vaccine attorney Leah Durant provides answers to frequently-asked questions on how to obtain compensation under the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Whooping Cough Outbreaks on the Rise

Medical professionals are taking notice of the frightening increase in cases of whooping cough, a disease supposedly preventable by vaccine administration.  Just recently, a public school district in the Boston area (Norwell), warned the parents of their community to watch for signs of the illness after three cases were diagnosed there.


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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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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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