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Monthly Archives: August 2022

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What Is The Difference Between SIRVA And A Routine Shoulder Injury?

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Shoulder pain and injuries are common, due to the pressure we put on our shoulders every day. Those working in occupations that involve manual labor or repetitive stress to the arm and shoulder tend to experience shoulder pain more often, meanwhile. The joints, tendons, and muscle tissue that make our shoulders work are also… Read More »

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Current Challenges Facing The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

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The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) was created in 1986 as a no-fault Federal compensation program in which people injured by certain vaccines could file claims related to their injuries. Through the VICP, Congress sought to provide people with a relatively quick and efficient way to obtain fair compensation – as opposed to… Read More »

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What Is Behind The Exactech Recall And Litigation?

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Exactech, Inc., a medical device manufacturer, recently recalled more than 140,000 medical devices used in hip, knee, and ankle replacements. The Exactech recalls – the FDA reports 22 Exactech product recalls overall – are based primarily on concerns that the product’s packaging can deteriorate and allow exposure to oxygen. This can lead to oxidation… Read More »

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What Is The Difference Between Invitees, Licensees, And Trespassers Under Pennsylvania Premises Liability Law?

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When a person gets injured on property belonging to another individual or business, the property owner can be legally liable for damages if they were negligent in a way that led to the injury. This is the legal theory of “premises liability”. When and how a person can win in court, however, depends on… Read More »

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What Is “Comparative Negligence” Under Pennsylvania Law?

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If you get injured in an accident – either while driving or on somebody else’s property – chances are that someone else’s negligence played a role in your injury. For example, falling on an icy sidewalk that a business owner failed to clear is a common occurrence involving negligence by others. When an individual,… Read More »

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5 Things To Do After A Slip And Fall Incident

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Slips and falls can happen anywhere, at any time, and to anybody. Often, these can happen in parking lots, grocery stores, office buildings and sidewalks. Unless the fall was purely a person’s own fault, it probably occurred due to some degree of negligence on the part of another person, business, or entity. Property owners… Read More »

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Court Awards Petitioner $70,442.92 for Her Shoulder Injury from the Influenza Vaccination

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Petitioner E was awarded $70,442.92 in damages for her shoulder injury caused by a flu vaccine through the efforts of Attorney David Carney and his vaccine litigation team. On November 7, 2018, Ms. E was vaccinated in her right shoulder and began to feel pain immediately which she described as being in her shoulder… Read More »

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Do You Qualify for Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA) Compensation through the Vaccine Program?

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If you have suffered from a shoulder injury after receiving a vaccination, you may be eligible to file a claim for compensation for your Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA) through the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). So, how do you know if your claim is a valid one? There are some considerations… Read More »

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Green & Schafle Client Awarded $130,000.00 for his Guillain-Barré Syndrome Caused by the Influenza Vaccine

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Through the efforts and strong arguments of David Carney and his vaccine litigation team, Petitioner Sands was awarded $130,000.00 in damages for his Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) that was caused by an influenza vaccine. Mr. S was given the flu vaccine on November 20, 2018, and about two weeks later, he started experiencing symptoms of… Read More »

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How to Know if You Have SIRVA vs. Normal Soreness After Vaccination

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After receiving a vaccine, some people experience soreness or slight pain at the injection site, but this typical pain is different from SIRVA (Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration). SIRVA is caused by an improper administration of the vaccine that is usually a result of the vaccine being administered in an incorrect position in… Read More »

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