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Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: Know the Facts

The administration of vaccines is extremely important to public health. In fact, each year in the U.S., 250 million vaccines are administered to protect individuals and the general public from potentially deadly diseases.

While most children and adults who receive vaccines experience no negative side effects, that isn't always the case. With a small fraction of vaccines, injuries occur, although the injuries are usually not due to the vaccine itself, but to the way the shot was administered.

Comprehensive Contract and Litigation Support for Louisiana Businesses

Enforceable legal contracts are the basis of successful business transactions and employment agreements. Contracts are also frequently the subject of litigation.

While it is generally advisable to resolve contract disputes outside of court when possible, an aggressive litigation strategy is needed if resolution cannot be reached through low-conflict negotiation.

Comprehensive Legal Support for Oil and Gas Companies, Producers, Operators and Landowners

If you're in the oil and gas business, whether as an oil company, an independent producer or operator, or a landowner, you know the importance of covering your legal bases if you want to make a profit.

The reality is that what you don't know or anticipate can hurt you.

Breach of Contract Claim? Make Sure It's Trial-Ready.

In many cases, breach of contract disputes can be resolved outside of court through mediation or other methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

However, when the parties find it impossible to reach an agreement through low-conflict negotiation, ADR is likely not the most effective way of protecting business interests, and an aggressive litigation strategy becomes necessary.

Learn More About Compensation for Vaccine-Related Injuries

More than 250 million vaccines are administered each year in the U.S. to guard against potentially deadly diseases. However, a very small fraction of cases result in vaccine-related injuries -- usually not because of the vaccine itself, but because of how the shot is administered.

(For more on that, please see our recent post on SIRVA -- Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration.)

Make no mistake: we need vaccines to protect our children, ourselves and society as a whole. But when vaccine-related injuries occur, victims deserve compensation. 

Millions Paid Out This Year to Victims of SIRVA - Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration

Vaccines are an integral part of public health. However, each year people throughout the United States suffer vaccine-related injuries.

In most cases, the injuries are not due to the vaccine itself, but how the shot is administered.

It's Flu Season: Beware of Flu Shot Shoulder

Winter is just around the corner; kids are well into the school year; and for families throughout Louisiana, that combination means it's cold and flu season.

In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October is generally when the number of flu cases begins to increase.

St. Bernard Parish Becomes Fifth Parish to File Suit against Oil Companies

St. Bernard Parish is now the fifth parish to sue oil and gas companies in Louisiana for alleged state law violations. (For some background on the issues, please see our previous post, "Dozens of Lawsuits Target Louisiana Oil and Gas Producers.")

The St. Bernard Parish lawsuit comes after Gov. John Bel Edwards, in September, said coastal parishes had 30 days to file lawsuits against the industry. 

Flu Vaccine Injury Claims Rising

It's flu shot season, and there are plenty of good reasons to consider getting a flu vaccine. But it's also important to watch out for shoulder pain after being vaccinated.

While it's normal to feel some tenderness and mild pain after receiving a flu shot, if severe pain persists for several days, you may be experiencing SIRVA - shoulder injury related to vaccine administration.

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