Encephalitis is an inflammatory condition that affects the brain. Among various other causes, encephalitis is known to result from certain vaccinations in an extremely small percentage of cases. Of course, while encephalitis as a vaccine injury may be rare, this… Read More ›
Can a Vaccine Cause Seizures?
Several different types of vaccines present risks for seizures. In most cases, these seizures are mild and not associated with any significant or long-term health risks. However, seizures can be symptomatic of potentially serious vaccine injuries and illnesses in some… Read More ›
Signs and Symptoms of Td and Tdap Vaccine Injuries
The Td and Tdap vaccines provide important protections for children and adults. While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend these vaccines for routine administration and consider them to be safe for the substantial majority of the… 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 ›
Pre-Existing Health Conditions and Vaccines: What Do You Need to Know?
While the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends most vaccines for most people, there are certain exceptions for people with pre-existing health conditions. However, having certain pre-existing health conditions can also make it especially important to get… Read More ›
Ultimate Guide to Filing a Vaccine Injury Claim – Part 1
Each year, tens of thousands of people in the United States experience adverse reactions to their vaccinations. While many of these adverse reactions are relatively minor, some involve serious injuries and illnesses. If you or your spouse or child has… Read More ›
How Often Do VICP Claims Settle, and How Can You Improve Your Chances of Settlement?
Most claims filed under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) settle out of court. In fact, according to the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), approximately four out of five successful claimants receive a settlement rather than an… Read More ›
2019 Year in Review: What Did We Learn about Vaccine Injuries and the VICP?
As we do every year, we covered a lot of ground on our Vaccine Blog in 2019. Here is a look back at seven of our top articles from last year: 7 of Our Top Articles on Vaccine Injuries and… Read More ›
What You Should Know about the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)
For individuals diagnosed with vaccine-related injuries and illnesses, the path to recovery often includes filing a claim under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). The VICP is a federal program that provides financial resources to individuals who have been… Read More ›
Can Miller Fisher Syndrome (MFS) be Vaccine-Related?
Miller Fisher Syndrome (MFS) is a variant of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) that has been linked to certain vaccinations, including the annual flu shot. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), most patients diagnosed with MFS achieve “almost complete” recovery… Read More ›