When Can You Seek Compensation for an MMR Vaccine Injury?
The measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is among the most widely administered vaccines in the United States. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that children receive two doses of the MMR vaccine by age six… Read More ›
Can You Seek Compensation for a Severe Allergic Reaction to a Vaccine?
Severe allergic reactions can have significant health consequences. They can also be incredibly expensive. Emergency treatment for anaphylaxis can easily run into the tens of thousands of dollars, and for patients who require long-term care or rehabilitation, the costs can… Read More ›
How Much Compensation Can You Receive for a Vaccine Injury?
The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) is a federal benefit program that pays compensation to vaccine recipients who have been diagnosed with vaccine-related injuries and illnesses. From flu vaccine injury claims to claims involving pneumococcal, meningococcal and other less-common… Read More ›
Are COVID-19 Vaccines Covered Under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)?
With multiple COVID-19 vaccines in rapid deployment across the United States, many people understandably have questions about what they can do if they suffer complications from their immunizations. For many CDC-recommended vaccines, the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) provides… Read More ›
Could You Have a Vaccine Injury Claim? Answer These Five Questions
If you have been diagnosed with a vaccine-related injury, it will be important to determine if you are entitled to compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). The VICP is a federal program that covers financial and non-financial… Read More ›
Vaccine Injury Claim Statistics: 2020 VICP Year-End Data
In 2020, we saw the first significant drop in vaccine injury claims since 2011. This was almost certainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused many people to put off medical care that they deemed non-essential—including getting vaccinated in many… Read More ›
HRSA: Nearly 75% of All Vaccine Injury Claims Involve Flu Shots
The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) provides compensation to individuals and families who are coping with the effects of vaccine-related illnesses and injuries. The VICP covers many different types of illnesses and injuries, and it also covers many different… Read More ›
What Percentage of Vaccine Injury Claims Involve Injuries to Children?
As a parent, all you want is to keep your children safe. As a result, you take your children to their pediatrician’s office on an annual basis, and you get your children vaccinated according to the U.S. Centers for Disease… Read More ›
How Do Vaccine Injury Lawyers Get Paid?
For individuals who are diagnosed with vaccine-related illnesses and injuries, the process of recovering financial compensation typically involves filing a claim under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). While you do not need to hire a lawyer to handle… Read More ›
What Should I Do if My Child is Complaining of Pain After a Flu Shot?
Getting a flu shot hurts. For children, the experience can be especially difficult; and, when the pain hits, it can seem like it will never go away. But, it does go away. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control… Read More ›