Monday, August 15, 2011

WHAT IS THE VALUE OF MY BALTIMORE INJURY CASE? I think I got sick from that shot.

Some Baltimore personal injury lawyers handle cases involving illness caused by a drug or vaccine. Those claims against the maker of a listed vaccine are handled pursuant to a special federal system of compensation [National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). Here is what the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) says VICP is: "On October 1, 1988, the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-660) created the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). The VICP was established to ensure an adequate supply of vaccines, stabilize vaccine costs, and establish and maintain an accessible and efficient forum for individuals found to be injured by certain vaccines. The VICP is a no-fault alternative to the traditional tort system for resolving vaccine injury claims that provides compensation to people found to be injured by certain vaccines. The U. S. Court of Federal Claims decides who will be paid." Knowledgeable Baltimorepersonal injury lawyers are aware pf what vaccines are covered by the program:

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