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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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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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What To Do if You Have a Shoulder Injury After a Vaccination

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There are some steps you should take if you think you have a shoulder injury started after receiving a vaccine: Report Your Pain to a Medical Provider. It is important to report your pain to a doctor as soon as you can, and when reporting to a doctor you should always specify which arm… Read More »

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Mr. R. SIRVA Case Summary – Damages Decision for $129,241.94

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David Carney and his vaccine litigation team secured a $129,241.94 award for their client who sustained a shoulder injury from a flu shot and required extensive surgical repair. On December 11, 2018, Mr. R got a flu vaccine in his right shoulder from his primary care provider. Immediately after receiving the vaccine, he experienced… Read More »

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What To Know About Intussusception And Rotavirus Vaccines

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Intussusception is a rare but serious condition in which part of the intestine slides into an adjacent part of the intestine in a telescope-like manner. This telescoping action can block food or fluid from passing properly through the intestine, leading to abdominal pain and other symptoms. Intussusception can also restrict blood supply to the… Read More »

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What To Know About Anaphylaxis And Vaccines

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Anaphylactic shock is a serious allergic reaction that can have life-threatening consequences, and can occur within minutes of exposure to an allergen. These allergic reactions may start with something as simple as a bee sting, or exposure to peanuts, fish, or certain chemical products. In some rare situations, anaphylaxis can also be triggered by… Read More »

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