The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program was established to compensate individuals injured by covered vaccines.
According to the U.S. Congress and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, vaccination is an important part of the nation's public health program, but vaccines are not without risk and can cause serious adverse effects in a small number of people.
Vaccine injury claims are filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC.
A Special Master is assigned to each vaccine claim and will hear the evidence and decide the outcome of your case.
Vaccines covered by the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program are listed in the Vaccine Injury Table and include:
The complete list of covered vaccines can be found at: http://www.hrsa.gov/vaccinecompensation/vaccinetable.html
Successful vaccine injury claims may result in compensation for pain and suffering, unreimbursed medical expenses (both past and future) and unreimbursed lost wages (both past and future). Compensation for pain and suffering is currently limited to $250,000.