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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Preventing Shoulder Pain After Vaccine Injection

“SIRVA,” or “shoulder injuries related to vaccine administration,” describes a set of injuries that are linked to errors during the vaccine injection process. These injuries are entirely unrelated to the ingredients of the vaccines being injected; instead, they result from improper administration such as inserting the needle too high on the arm or too deep into the shoulder.


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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Should You File a Claim Under the VICP?


For individuals diagnosed with vaccine-related injuries and illnesses, filing a claim under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) can be an important step in the recovery process. The VICP provides financial compensation for claimants’ medical expenses, loss of income, and pain and suffering; and, for many individuals, these are costs that they simply cannot endure on their own.



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Saturday, November 3, 2018

What is the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV)?

If you have been doing research online about childhood vaccination schedules or the risks associated with childhood vaccinations, you may have come across references to the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV). The ACCV is a chartered organization comprised of physicians, attorneys and other professionals who work in the vaccine field and who collectively provide recommendations to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) with regard to the operation of the
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Monday, November 13, 2017

Federal Government Resources for Individuals Diagnosed with Vaccine Injuries


For individuals diagnosed with vaccine injuries, finding reliable information can be difficult. Vaccines are a hot-button issue for many individuals, and many websites claiming to provide vaccine-related resources are often out-of-date and often provide accurate information.

When seeking information about vaccines and the compensation available for vaccine injuries, websites of federal government agencies are the most reliable source of informaiton.


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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Have You Experienced Pain After a Vaccination?

Pain following a vaccination could be a sign of a potentially-serious injury or medical condition. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends several vaccinations for both children and adults, the CDC, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and others also note several reactions associated with vaccinations. This includes risks that are specific to individual vaccines as well as risks tied to the vaccine administration process.


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Monday, December 19, 2016

HPV Vaccine Shows Promising Results | Law Offices of Leah V. Durant


HPV Vaccine Shows Promising Results

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually-transmitted infection that newly affects approximately three million people in the United States every year. Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that as many as one out of every four Americans may be infected with HPV.
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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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Monday, June 27, 2016

The Importance of Preserving Philosophical Vaccine Exemptions


Should parents have the right to exempt their children from vaccinations for non-medical reasons?

There is an on-going global battle. And while it has been going on relatively low-key for many years in America, a few cases of measles in Disneyland in 2014 thrust the vaccine debate into the public limelight and resulted in legislation banning personal vaccine exemptions in California. Fortunately, philosophical vaccine exemptions are still available in most states—at least for now.

On one side of the battle, there are the people who support strict, unwavering adherence to the standard recommended schedule of childhood vaccinations. In the other camp, there are those who do not.


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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, 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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