Vaccine Injury Compensation Payouts March 2017

Here is the latest Monthly Statistics Report for the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program as reported by the HRSA (Heath Resources and  Services Administration).

A couple of takeaways:

  • Most common vaccine injury listed is from the Flu Vaccine.
  • FY 2016 had the most vaccine court petitions filed in the last ten (10) years.  Are there more vaccine injuries or are more people aware of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program?
  • 2016 had the most people compensated for a vaccine injury, 681 petitioners.
  • Vaccine Injury attorney’s fees and costs continue to climb with inflation.
  • Since the Program’s inception, more than Three Billion Dollars ($3,000,000,000.00) has been paid out to those injured by a vaccine.
  • There have been more than 17,000 vaccine injury petitions filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims since the Program began in 1988.
  • Since 2006, 4,000 petitions have been filed.
  • Vaccines continue to be very safe.
  • During this period, more than 2,000,000,000 doses of vaccines have been administered in the United States.

Should you have any questions about a vaccine injury, please contact the National Vaccine Injury Law Firm, Gold Law Firm, at    781-239-1000

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