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ARE PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS COVERED?

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | Jul 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Sometimes, we are contacted by a person who believes they have been injured from a vaccination but are not sure if they have a claim because they had a pre-existing condition.  For example, someone experiencing shoulder problems after a shot might tell us that they had previous treatment to the s...

SIRVA MORE PREVALENT IN WOMEN

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | Jun 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Since 1988, there has been a no-fault alternative to resolve individual's claims of alleged vaccine-related injuries.  This no-fault alternative is known as the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).  Through the VICP, a study was published in 2010 that determined shoulder injury re...

DOES THE GOVERNMENT RECOGNIZE SIRVA ?

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | Apr 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a word—according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Yes.  At the CDC's 2019 Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference, presenters discussed a study showing a quantifiable association between deltoid bursitis and the flu shot among persons with no known pre-exist...

Fact: Shots can cause Shoulder Injuries

Posted by Nikki Nobbe | Nov 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

“A flu shot can cause a shoulder injury?” Shock, confusion, and denial are usually the reactions we get when telling people about SIRVA (shoulder injury resulting from vaccine administration). We get it, most people have never heard of SIRVA and most have only experienced the quick sting that com...

INCREASING AWARENESS OF “SIRVA” INJURY

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | Oct 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

It still happens.  When we are contacted by someone who are experiencing shoulder problems after a flu shot, they often tell us that they had no idea the two could be connected.  They are surprised to learn that they are not alone, that there is even a term for it—SIRVA—recognized by the federal ...

The Flu Shot and GBS

Posted by Nikki Nobbe | Jan 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you been diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) after having a flu shot? It is important to know that if you have suffered from GBS in the days or  weeks following a vaccination you could have a claim the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) and should discuss your situation with...

THE FLU SHOT AND SHOULDER INJURY “SIRVA”

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | Nov 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

It's Flu Shot Season, and the CDC has recommended that nearly everyone gets vaccinated. However, the CDC also warns that on rare occasions, flu vaccination can cause serious problems, and that people who think that they have been injured by the flu shot can file a claim for compensation from the ...

IS MY INJURY WORTH FILING A CLAIM?

Posted by Nikki Nobbe | Sep 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Is filing a Vaccine Injury Claim worth it?  This is a question we have been asked by many prospective clients, and most often the answer is YES, and this is not because we are trying to “sell” you that we are the best attorneys to pursue your claim. While we would greatly appreciate the opportuni...

VACCINE INJURY COMPENSATION FOLLOWING HPV VACCINE

Posted by Nikki Nobbe | Sep 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), the federal program which compensates persons who experience adverse reactions after receiving certain vaccinations, covers the vaccine for the human papilloma virus (HPV).  The HPV vaccine, commonly known as Gardasil and Cervarix, are admi...

WHY YOU SHOULD SEEK REPRESENTATION AFTER A VACCINE INJURY

Posted by Nikki Nobbe | Apr 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Is the pain I am experiencing in my arm after a flu shot normal?” “Is it normal to not be able to move my arm after a flu shot?” Asking yourself those very questions?  While the last thing anyone expects after receiving a flu shot is to suffer a shoulder injury, we have represented many client...

VACCINE INJURY PROS HAVE ADDED LIVE CHAT

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | Mar 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Vaccine Injury Pros has launched a new feature, Live Chat. Lots of websites offer similar services, but ours is staffed by Ngage, a provider focused on law firms, with operators trained to communicate with people seeking legal assistance. When a visitor opens a conversation with Live Chat, the pe...

WHAT DOES VAERS TELL US ABOUT SIRVA

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | Mar 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last month I wrote about the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System.  VAERS is a federal surveillance system designed to collect and analyze data about adverse events after a shot or immunization.  The data collected by VAERS (except personal identifying information) is publicly available, and te...

VAERS IS NOT THE VICP

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | Feb 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you or your child have ever received a vaccine, such as a childhood immunization (DTaP, MMR, etc.), or the HPV vaccine (including Gardasil), or the seasonal flu shot, you may have been given an information sheet.  They include facts about the diseases being prevented by the vaccine, and possib...

What you should expect from a vaccine injury lawyer

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | Jan 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you have found information about SIRVA, vaccine injury, and the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program “NVICP,” you know that there are many lawyers willing to help.  And maybe you have contacted some of them.  If so, hopefully they have told you what we will tell you… Yes, we offer ...

“SIRVA” and the Flu Shot- How we can help

Posted by Nikki Nobbe | Dec 05, 2017 | 0 Comments

We have touched on what a SIRVA injury is and the types of compensation for SIRVA injuries on our blog before. However, as we have seen many SIRVA injuries as the result of the flu shot injection and flu shot season is well under way, we thought it would be timely to discuss how we can assist tho...

Compensation for SIRVA Injuries in the VICP

Posted by Nikki Nobbe | Jun 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last month we asked the question- Are SIRVA Injuries on the Rise? A recent survey of data provided by the Vaccine Court answers that question “Yes” in terms of compensation for claims made to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). “SIRVA” stands for shoulder injury related to va...

Are SIRVA Injuries on the rise?

Posted by Richard H. Moeller | May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last month I wrote about changes to the Vaccine Injury Table, which included adding SIRVA injuries.  The decision to add this type of injury came about after a study of shoulder injuries was conducted by Dr. Sarah Atanasoff for the United States Department of Health and Human Services.  According...

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