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Paralysis After Flu Shots: What You Need to Know About This Vaccine Injury

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 15, 2020 at 9:35 am
Paralysis after a flu shot is an uncommon but serious condition that can have lasting implications for your health and wellness. Also known as Guillain-Barre Syndrome, this paralysis happens when your body’s immune system attacks your nerves. The CDC estimates that up to 6,000 people a year may develop Guillain-Barre Syndrome after receiving their annual flu vaccine, but the number...
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Vaccine Court Payouts & Compensation Program Guide | Anapol Weiss

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 29, 2020 at 1:57 pm
The Vaccine Injury Compensation & Payouts Program Explained   Vaccine court payouts were established to compensate the victims of injuries caused by vaccines, relieve the burden on state and federal legal systems, and restore consumer confidence in common childhood vaccines.  Cases are heard by a special division within the United States Court of Federal Claims, and vaccine court cases provide...
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It’s Flu Season Get Your Vaccine! But Be Aware: You Are Entitled to Compensation if You Have Bad Reaction

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 7, 2018 at 4:13 pm
By: Larry Cohan The simple realty is, everyone needs to get their vaccines. Unfortunately, a small percentage of vaccine recipients will suffer a reaction—sometimes disabling or even fatal. In 1988, the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (Vaccine Act) created the VICP to ensure production of an adequate number of vaccines, stabilization of vaccine costs, and creation of a...
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Transverse Myelitis: A Rare but Serious Vaccine Injury

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 2, 2016 at 11:33 am
Transverse myelitis is a neurological disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord. People with the condition can suffer lifelong, debilitating and complications. As a rare vaccine side effect, transverse myelitis develops unexpectedly, often beginning as an onset of lower back pain or muscle weakness. Symptoms can quickly progress to paralysis, urinary retention and loss of bowel control. It’s rare...
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5 Things to Know About Working with A Vaccine Lawyer and VICP Claims

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 31, 2016 at 11:30 am
Vaccinations save lives and prevent dangerous diseases, but children and adults can suffer severe and permanent adverse reactions in very rare cases. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about working with a vaccine lawyer, obtaining compensation for injuries, and more. How do I receive compensation for an adverse vaccine reaction? The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) is...
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8 Rare but Severe Vaccine Injuries and Reactions

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 25, 2016 at 3:30 pm
If you developed an adverse reaction to a vaccine, you may be entitled to compensation that the government has set aside specifically for rare but severe vaccine injuries. Below are some of the rare reactions adults and children have developed after receiving a vaccination. Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a neurological disorder that causes a sudden inflammatory attack on the...
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Anapol Weiss Vaccine Injury Lawyers Negotiate $2.05 Million for Victim

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this April 27, 2016 at 3:30 pm
Vaccine injury lawyers Larry Cohan and David Carney successfully negotiated $2.05 million in compensation on behalf of a man who suffered a rare and debilitating reaction to a flu vaccine. Anapol Weiss Attorneys Larry Cohan and David Carney Cohan and Carney's client was a healthy and hardworking man who bred and trained horses with his wife until a rare vaccine reaction...
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Patients Suffering from ADEM after a Vaccine

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 11, 2016 at 3:16 pm
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks its own brain tissue. Less than five percent of ADEM cases develop after a person receives a vaccine, according to the Transverse Myelitis Association. ADEM has been associated with vaccines including: Hepatitis Influenza (flu) Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) Varicella (chicken pox)...
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How Does Vaccine Court Work?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 8, 2016 at 3:30 pm
Severe vaccine injuries are rare and are often no one’s fault, but victims and their families could have a lifetime of bills resulting from a vaccine reaction. The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) was established as an accessible and efficient forum for those people to seek compensation for their injuries. Hiring a Vaccine Injury Lawyer Victims are not required to have attorney...
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The Sudden and Painful Effects of Brachial Neuritis after a Vaccine

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm
Brachial neuritis is an extremely painful condition that’s exacerbated by the simplest of movements. A person who develops brachial neuritis after a vaccine can suffer intense pain for a few hours up to several weeks, but low-grade pain and arm weakness may persist for up to a year. The condition, which is also known as neuralgic amyotrophy or Parsonage-Turner syndrome, can...
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Filing Deadlines for Vaccine Claims

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 26, 2016 at 11:30 am
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration has set time limits for vaccine reaction victims and their families to be eligible for compensation. It is therefore very important to contact a vaccine lawyer as soon as possible if you or a loved one suffered a rare adverse reaction to a vaccine. The sooner victims file...
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Vaccine Encephalopathy

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 21, 2016 at 3:36 pm
Encephalopathy is a medical emergency that requires hospitalization. It’s a life-threatening condition that’s traumatic not only for the victim, but also for the people who see it happen. Young children with acute encephalopathy may suffer a seizure or lose consciousness, or they may be unable to respond to their environment or even make eye contact with familiar people or things. Aside...
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