Category Archives: Vaccine Injury

How to Transfer Your Loved One to a New Nursing Home

Posted on November 1, 2023
Introduction: Transferring a loved one to a new nursing home can be a challenging decision, but it's sometimes necessary to ensure their well-being and quality of care. This step-by-step guide will help you navigate the process effectively, ensuring your loved one's comfort and safety. 1. Assess the Need for a Transfer: Why do you want to transfer your loved one?...
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Navigating the VICP system

Posted on August 21, 2023
As summer begins to come to an end, we are steadily approaching influenza (flu) season. The flu is characterized as an acute respiratory infection caused mainly by two of the four types of influenza viruses, Influenza A viruses and Influenza B viruses, that circulates globally. To prevent a seasonal flu epidemic, the CDC recommends that individuals 6 months and older...
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The United States Court of Federal Claims (Court of Federal Claims)

Posted on February 6, 2023
Did you know that there is a court in Washington D.C. that devotes part of its resources to litigating cases filed on behalf of individuals injured by certain vaccines? The United States Court of Federal Claims (Court of Federal Claims) does just that. In October 1988, the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) was created as part of the Court...
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Paralysis After Flu Shots: What You Need to Know About This Vaccine Injury

Posted on October 15, 2020
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 on May 29, 2020
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 on February 7, 2018
The simple reality 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 the production of an adequate number of vaccines, stabilization of vaccine costs, and creation of a forum for...
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Transverse Myelitis: A Rare but Serious Vaccine Injury

Posted on June 2, 2016
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 on May 31, 2016
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 on May 25, 2016
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 on April 27, 2016
Vaccine injury lawyers with Anapol Weiss 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's client was a healthy and hardworking man who bred and trained horses with his wife until a rare vaccine reaction suddenly rendered him disabled. Within 24 hours of receiving a flu...
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Patients Suffering from ADEM after a Vaccine

Posted on February 11, 2016
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 on February 8, 2016
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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