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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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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

10 Questions to Determine if You Have a Vaccine Injury Claim


While vaccine injuries are relatively rare, they do happen. Each year, the federal government’s Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) receives approximately 5,000 reports of serious vaccine injuries, and hundreds of individuals and families receive compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).

The VICP is an important federal program that provides a source of financial recovery to individuals and families who are coping with the effects of vaccine injuries.


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Tuesday, May 3, 2022

10 Common Flu Shot Injuries and Illnesses


The flu shot is the most widely administered vaccine in the United States. Approximately half of the U.S. population gets immunized against the flu each year. While the vast majority of flu shot recipients experience no ill effects or only mild side effects, a small percentage of recipients are diagnosed with immunization-related injuries and illnesses.


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Monday, February 28, 2022

Is the Flu Vaccine to Blame for Your GBS Diagnosis?


There has recently been some discussion in the news about the link between the flu vaccine and Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS). While the precise cause of GBS is still unknown, there is a well-established link between the flu vaccine and this rare autoimmune disorder. This article provides a brief overview of this link as well as some important information about GBS and flu vaccine claims under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).

The Link Between GBS and the Flu Vaccine—As Recognized Under the VICP

Vaccine-related injuries and illnesses that are eligible for compensation under the VICP are listed on the


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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

What Does a Vaccine Lawyer Do?


If you have concerns about a vaccine-related injury or illness, friends or family members may have recommended that you speak with a vaccine lawyer. If this is the case, you might be wondering, “What does a vaccine lawyer do?”

Vaccine Lawyers Help Individuals and Families Coping with the Effects of Vaccine-Related Injuries and Illnesses

Broadly speaking, vaccine lawyers help individuals and families who are coping with the effects of vaccine-related injuries and illnesses. While the primary way vaccine lawyers help is by pursuing claims for financial compensation (more on this below), they can help in other ways as well.

For example, a vaccine lawyer can provide resources for understanding your situation, explain the costs associated with vaccine-related injuries and illnesses, and help you make informed decisions about asserting your (or your family’s) legal rights. An experienced vaccine lawyer will have represented hundreds of individuals and families facing circumstances similar to yours and will be able to use the insights gained from this experience to help guide you forward.


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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

2021 Year-End Vaccine Injury Claim Statistics


The U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) published year-end statistics for the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) on January 1, 2022. Since the VICP operates on a fiscal year, the 2021 year-end data include claims from the first quarter of FY 2022. In this article, vaccine attorney Leah V. Durant highlights some notable 2021 year-end figures from the program.


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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

CDC Publishes FAQs about Getting a Flu Shot During the COVID-19 Pandemic


With the 2021-2022 flu season in full swing, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are encouraging the vast majority of Americans to get a flu shot. The CDC recommends the flu shot for most people, with the


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Sunday, July 18, 2021

What are Your Options if You Lost Your Vaccine Injury Claim?


If you filed a vaccine injury claim and lost, you are not alone. Over the past 10 years, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (the “Vaccine Court”) has dismissed thousands of claims under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). In fact, since Congress established the VICP in 1988, the Vaccine Court has dismissed more claims than it has compensated.


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