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What to Do When Harmed by a Vaccine

I speak to many people whose vaccinations were meant to be a precaution, but for them the ordeal has resulted in an unending saga of missed work, pain, and disability. If you’ve been hurt by a vaccine, it’s quite possible you may need legal representation to file a claim for a vaccine-related injury. In 1988, … Continue reading

Filing A Claim with The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

If you’ve been injured after receiving a vaccination, you may be eligible to receive compensation from the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. This national fund is set up to provide money to those who were injured by certain covered vaccinations. At The Law Offices of Leah V. Durant, we can help you by pairing you … Continue reading

A Face-Off between the NHL and Mumps

The National Hockey League is facing off against an unexpected opponent: mumps. As of late December, more than 20 NHL players have come down with mumps across five teams. Hockey stars like Sydney Crosby and Beau Bennett have sat out several games, an unhappy development for their teams and their fans. The NHL’s battle with … Continue reading

Vaccine Court Continues to Help Families

Last week, Massachusetts announced a $35 million increase to a proposed fund for folks injured by a contaminated steroid injection. Created by the pharmacy company New England Compounding Center, the medication resulted in a nationwide meningitis outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that the injection sickened more than 750 people in 20 … Continue reading

Vaccine Injury Program to Increase Public Outreach

Those who suffer vaccine-related injuries are eligible for financial compensation from the federal government’s Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. But not everyone who has been harmed by a vaccine knows about this multibillion-dollar fund. Several federal agencies are trying to change that. Starting next year, the Health Resources and Services Administration — which analyzes claims filed … Continue reading

Conference to Discuss Developments in Vaccine Injury Compensation

On November 17, our nation’s capital will play host to even more lawyers than usual. The reason is the 27th Annual U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judicial Conference. Lawyers from around the country will debate issues facing the Court, which handles monetary claims made against the U.S. government. The topics are diverse, ranging from the … Continue reading

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