Brachial neuritis is an inflammatory condition that can cause severe pain, weakness and even paralysis in the arm and shoulder. It affects the brachial plexus, which is the bundle of nerves that runs between the neck and the shoulder. Among a variety of causes, brachial neuritis is known to result from errors during vaccine injections.
When you think about a rotator cuff injury, what comes to mind? Sports injuries and job-related injuries are perhaps most common. But, what about vaccinations?
If you have read about the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) and are considering filing a claim for you or your loved one’s vaccine-related shoulder injury, you may be wondering if you should hire an attorney. You may be concerned about the cost, and you may be wondering whether hiring an attorney will slow down the process and prolong your family’s recovery.
With the school year well underway and the holiday season right around the corner, millions of parents around the country have now had their children vaccinated against the flu. If you are among these parents and your child has complained of lingering shoulder pain following his or her flu shot, there is a chance that the two could be related.
Shoulder injuries related to vaccine administration (SIRVA) are a growing concern for individuals and families who choose to vaccinate; and, as awareness of SIRVA grows, more patients who experience shoulder pain following their vaccinations are seeking to enforce their right to financial compensation. However, pursuing a claim for SIRVA compensation is not easy. The federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recommends that you hire an attorney, and one of the first steps toward pursuing a claim is to gain a clear picture of your physical, financial and emotional harm.
While many people have questions about vaccine safety, few realize that one of the greatest dangers associated with getting vaccinated involves not the vaccine itself, but rather the risk of an error during the vaccine administration process. In hospitals, doctor’s offices, pharmacies, schools and other vaccination centers around the country, these administration errors too-often leave adults and children alike suffering from serious injuries.
Reports indicate that instances of shoulder pain and injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA) are on the rise. If you or someone you know is suffering from a rotator cuff tear, injured bursae, frozen shoulder, or generalized shoulder pain as a result of a vaccine, find out how the Center for Vaccine Shoulder Pain Recovery can help and how a potential change in the law may soon make it easier to obtain money for your shoulder pain or injury.