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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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Bleeding Disorders, Shoulder Injuries, Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) and Various Other Complications are Linked to the DTaP Vaccine The DTaP vaccine is one of the primary vaccines that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend for children under seven… Read More ›
What Do Parents and Students Need to Know about the Hepatitis A Outbreak?
Since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began tracking the national hepatitis A outbreak in 2016, nearly 30,000 cases have been reported across the United States. As the outbreak continues to spread – primarily through person-to-person contact… Read More ›
Which Vaccine Injuries are Eligible for Compensation Under the VICP?
Under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), vaccine-related injuries and illnesses are broadly separated into two categories: “on-table” injuries and “off-table” injuries. While injuries in both categories are eligible for compensation, there are less steps involved in pursuing a… Read More ›
It’s the Peak of Flu Season. Is it Too Late to Get Vaccinated?
It’s the peak of flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “In the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter months. Influenza activity often begins to increase in October and… Read More ›
Everything You Need to Know About Vaccine Injuries
The potential side effects of vaccines and vaccine-related injuries have become a widely contested topic. While the scientific evidence suggests that vaccines do not, in fact, cause autism, we do know that for some people vaccine reactions can occur. It… Read More ›