National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program News

Free Shots, Cash Bonus, Firing. Employers Weigh How to Get Employees Vaccinated

U.S. workers could soon face choices such as free COVID-19 shots and a cash bonus if all get immunized, or those unwilling to be vaccinated get reassigned or even lose their jobs. Those options are being studied by businesses hoping …

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 …

Supreme Court Asked to Decide Standard for Vaccine Injury Compensation

The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to decide whether people who suffer harmful vaccine side effects should have an easier time winning compensation from the government. Congress created what’s known as the vaccine court in 1986, setting up a …

Vaccine Claims System Slow to Compensate Injured

All but broken by her son’s violent and unexplained seizures, by so many panicked trips from the crib to the emergency room, Jeffrey McCord’s mom thought her desperate search for both answers and help was finally over. A respected neurologist …