Shoulder Tendinitis After a Vaccine: What to Know

David Carney by David Carney, Partner of Green & Schafle

Learn about shoulder tendinitis developing after a vaccine, the cause of the injury, what are the common symptoms and how to get free legal help.

Vaccines are an essential tool in preventing the spread of disease and have been proven to save countless lives. However, in rare cases, they can also cause adverse reactions in individuals – including shoulder tendinitis. Shoulder tendinitis after a vaccine has been reported in recent medical literature and has led to legal claims for compensation. Shoulder tendinitis developed after a vaccine, is a condition in which the vaccine is administered too high on the arm, resulting in inflammation and injury to the shoulder tendons. This typically occurs when the vaccine is injected into the deltoid muscle, which is located at the top of the arm near the shoulder joint. In most cases, this injury is caused by a healthcare provider's error in administering the vaccine. This may include: - Injecting the vaccine too high on the arm - Using a needle that is too long for the person's arm - Injecting the vaccine at an incorrect angle - Not properly stabilizing the arm during injection ## What are the Symptoms of Shoulder Tendinitis? Symptoms of shoulder tendinitis may include pain, tenderness, and limited range of motion in the affected shoulder. In rare cases, it can also lead to more serious complications, such as tears in the shoulder tendons or nerve damage. If you or a loved one has experienced shoulder tendinitis after receiving a vaccination, it is important to understand your rights and the potential legal options available to you to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and even pain and suffering due to the injury. ## Legal Options for Those Who Have Experienced Shoulder Tendinitis After a Vaccine If you have experienced shoulder tendinitis after receiving a vaccine, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your injury. The [National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)]( was established in 1986 to provide financial support to individuals who have suffered from adverse reactions to vaccines. In order to file a claim under the VICP, you must meet certain eligibility criteria, including: - Receiving a covered vaccine within a specified time frame - Having a diagnosed injury or illness that is listed as a "table injury" by the VICP - Experiencing the injury within a specified time frame after receiving the vaccine Shoulder tendinitis is not specifically listed as a "table injury" by the VICP, but it may still be eligible for compensation if it can be shown that the injury was caused by the vaccine. This can be a complex and challenging process, and it is highly recommended to seek legal assistance from an experienced vaccine injury lawyer to navigate the VICP claims process. It is important to note that the VICP has a strict statute of limitations, meaning there is a limited amount of time in which a claim can be filed. It is crucial to seek legal advice as soon as possible if you believe you may have a claim under the VICP. ## We Have Vaccine Lawyers Available to Help You Experiencing an adverse reaction to a vaccine can be a distressing and overwhelming experience. If you or a loved one has suffered from shoulder tendinitis after receiving a vaccination, it is important to understand your legal rights and options. Consulting with a skilled vaccine injury lawyer about your injury can help you navigate the complicated process of seeking compensation and ensure that your rights are protected. With proper legal guidance, you can receive the support and compensation you deserve for your injury. In order to recover financial compensation for your injury, we help individuals file a [vaccine injury claim]( in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Wherever you live in the United States, we are capable of filing and representing your vaccine injury claim. Request a free consultation below to discuss your case with one of our vaccine injury lawyers.
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What is the VICP? How does the VICP Work? What Vaccines are Covered by the VICP? How to File a Petition? Who Can File a Petition? What are the VICP Petition Steps? Do You Need a Lawyer to File a VICP Petition? What are the VICP Vaccine Injury Severity Requirements? What are the VICP Statute of Limitations? What are Vaccine Injury Settlements and Payouts?
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