Leah Durant Represents Individuals Injured by Vaccines Nationwide
In order to recover monetary damages from the Vaccine Program, individuals who suffer a shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (also known as SIRVA), must first file a lawsuit with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Located in Washington, DC, this court is commonly known as the “vaccine court” because it is responsible for the adjudication of all claims arising under the Vaccine Act.
The Center for Vaccine Shoulder Pain Recovery is located a short walk from the vaccine court, and our vaccine injury lawyer regularly files lawsuits on behalf of individuals experiencing vaccine shoulder pain (or SIRVA) nationwide. If you have suffered a vaccine-related shoulder injury, we welcome your call to discuss your claim. Learn more about how the Center for Vaccine Shoulder Pain Recovery can help you file and win a claim for your vaccine shoulder injury.
What to Expect When Filing a Lawsuit with the Vaccine Court
The following are steps that may be expected when filing a claim for vaccine compensation:
1. Collecting Your Medical Records
The first step in determining an individual’s eligibility for compensation is a review of the medical records. We ask that you provide us with copies of your medical records, or that you provide us with written authorization for someone in our office to request the records directly from your providers. Once a review of the records is complete, we will notify you of the status, and should there sufficient evidence be found, will move forward with the filing a claim.
2. Filing Your Lawsuit with the Vaccine Court
Once we determine that a claim for vaccine compensation exists, we will initiate the process by filing a claim for compensation on your behalf. Unlike traditional tort litigation where individuals are required to sue a third party (like the vaccine manufacturer or administrator), in claims seeing compensation for a vaccine injury case, individuals seek compensation from a Trust Fund that is administered by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. It is important to remember that vaccine claims involve highly complex proceedings that require specialized legal experience. At the Center for Vaccine Shoulder Pain Recovery, our legal and medical staff has the experience necessary to successfully pursue and win your claim of vaccine-related shoulder pain from vaccines.
3. Successfully Negotiating a Settlement to Cover Your Vaccine Shoulder Injury
Once your vaccine lawsuit has been filed, and entitlement to compensation has been determined, a vaccine attorney at the Center for Vaccine Shoulder Pain Recovery will work hard to ensure that you receive an award that fairly compensates you for your injuries. The majority of claims filed before the vaccine court are settled without the need for a full trial. Vaccine attorney Leah Durant has negotiated substantial settlements on behalf of vaccine injury clients nationwide.
4. What to Expect When Taking a Vaccine Claim to Trial
Should it become necessary for your vaccine claim to go to trial, our vaccine attorney will travel to a location near you, where the trial (or hearing), will be held. In vaccine claims, proceedings are held near the location of the injured party. This means that counsel and the court will travel to a location near you, so petitioners will never be required to travel to our offices or to the vaccine court, located in Washington, DC. If the assistance of physicians or other medical experts are required in order to support your claim for vaccine compensation, our office will engage these experts to discuss how the vaccine caused your injury. It is possible that you or your family or friends may be required to testify.
5. Obtaining Compensation through the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)
Should you accept an award of compensation from the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), that award may be comprised of several elements of damages including; pain and suffering, past and future lost wages, out of pocket expenses, and future medical care. Unlike traditional tort litigation, the Vaccine Program pays the cost of all attorneys’ fees, and in vaccine lawsuits, 100% of the recovery is yours to keep.
Should the vaccine court rule against you, our vaccine attorneys will help you evaluate your options to discuss whether filing an appeal is appropriate for you.
No-Cost Legal Representation from the Center for Vaccine Shoulder Pain Recovery
To learn more about your rights and to find out more about our no-cost legal representation for your claim before the vaccine court, please contact our office today to schedule a free consultation. Once it is determined that you have a claim, experienced vaccine injury attorney, Leah Durant, will fight aggressively to seek the compensation you deserve.
To schedule a complimentary consultation, call us at 1-844-789-2047 or submit an online inquiry today.