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The 2014-2015 flu season is in full force. It has been a season because this year’s flu vaccine is only 23 percent effective, according to the Associated Press. more »
The National Vaccine Court awarded a $1.5 million settlement in December 2014 to a Pennsylvania woman who developed Guillain-Barré syndrome after receiving a flu vaccine. more »
The Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyers at Anapol Schwartz are filing claims on behalf of patients injured by failed metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants. more »
A medication error involving a child occurs every eight minutes, according to the Huffington Post.
The majority of the incidents were not life-threatening, but medication errors are a major health concern. more »
A spinal cord injury occurs when an individual sustains damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal. The damage canforever alter the way the body functions, causing a loss in strength and sensation, according to the Mayo Clinic. more »
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is a rare but debilitating vaccine reaction that can begin as muscle weakness or a tingling sensation and eventually lead to paralysis. more »
Vaccines help protect people against potentially deadly diseases. While most patients will benefit from vaccinations, severe and rare vaccine reactions can occur. A person who suffers a vaccine reaction and requires medical treatment can seek compensation through the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) to pay for medical bills and other expenses resulting from vaccine damage. more »
Filing a vaccine injury claim is different than filing a personal injury lawsuit.