Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program News

Lawyers Urge Use of ‘Vaccine Court’ Over U.S. Injury Compensation Fund for Coronavirus

A U.S. government program that compensates people who say they have been harmed by an emergency vaccine has paid out on fewer than 10% of claims, raising questions whether the process should be used to address any potential side effects …

Drugmakers Shielded from COVID Vaccine Liability But Funds for Injury Claims in Doubt

Americans who suffer adverse reactions to coronavirus vaccines that the U.S. is racing to develop will have a hard time getting compensated for injuries from the drugs. That’s because pandemic-related claims for vaccines will be routed to a rarely used …