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David Carney

Vaccine Injury Claims Explained

A person who suffers a rare but serious vaccine adverse reaction may be entitled to financial compensation as part of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). To be eligible, a claim must be filed in the federal vaccine court. The […]

David Carney

CDC Tells Doctors to Make Time for Vaccine Injury Questions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with the assistance of the Department of Health and Human Services, American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics released an informational brochure to assist doctors with coming […]

Miriam Barish

Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuit Follows Government Settlement

Women who had babies born with cleft lip, cleft palate or heart defects may be eligible to file a  Zofran birth defects lawsuit if they took the anti-nausea drug during pregnancy. A study published by the Center for Birth Defects […]

David Carney

California Law May Require MMR Vaccine for Day-care Workers

After the largest measles outbreak in 15 years, California Senator Tony Mendoza is urging the state to make flu vaccines mandatory for all adults who work in preschools and day-care centers, the LA Times reported. Children under the age of […]

Miriam Barish

Zofran Lawsuit for Heart Defects

Children born with congenital heart defects because their mothers took Zofran during pregnancy may be eligible for compensation. A 2012 Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention study suggested that women who took Zofran to treat morning sickness during the […]

David Carney

Obamacare May Increase Flu Vaccine Rates

A recent Miami Herald article suggested that the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, may help boost Florida’s sluggish flu vaccine rate. The sunshine state currently has the lowest flu vaccine rate in the country, according to the Centers […]

David Carney

A Flu Vaccine to Combat All Strains

This year’s flu vaccine has only been 23 percent effective, the Associated Press has reported. The H3N2 virus that mutated after the production of the vaccine caused a less effective vaccine and a particularly bad flu season.

David Carney

Father Asks Schools to Ban Unvaccinated Kids

Carl Krawitt wrote a letter to the school district in Marin County, California asking officials to bar kids from attending school until they are vaccinated.

Shayna Slater

Stryker Hip Lawsuit can be filed to Receive Compensation

Recipients of faulty Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II metal hip replacements that required a revision surgery after the November Stryker hip replacement lawsuit settlement may still be eligible for compensation. A global Stryker hip replacement lawsuit settlement was announced on […]

David Carney

Flu Widespread across US despite Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently declared a flu epidemic and expects this year to be a particularly severe flu season, reported WSBTV. The flu is widespread in 43 states with high activity reported in 29 states, according to […]