The MMR vaccine protects against three dangerous childhood diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella. However, in rare cases, the vaccine may cause serious injuries, including seizures, brain damage, blood disorders, and life-threatening allergic reactions.
The nationwide law firm of Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating potential legal claIms on behalf of patients who suffered serious side effects and complications following administration of the MMR vaccine. To learn more about filing an MMR vaccine lawsuit, please contact our office at (888) 994-5118.
The MMR vaccine inoculates against three diseases:
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that all children receive two doses of the MMR vaccine:
The CDC also recommends MMR vaccines for:
The risk of complications from the MMR vaccine is far lower than the risk of getting measles, mumps, or rubella. However, in rare cases, injuries do occur.
The most serious MMR vaccine side effects include:
The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP) provides compensation to those who have been hurt by the MMR vaccine and other covered vaccines. To date, the program has paid more than $3.9 billion to people who have filed petitions for vaccine-related injuries.
Under the NVICP’s guidelines, a vaccine injury is presumed to be covered if:
The table lists the following covered injuries for the MMR vaccine:
If an injury does not appear in the Vaccine Injury Table or does not meet the Table requirements, claimants must present expert witness testimony, medical records, medical opinions, or other evidence proving that the vaccine caused the injury and/or condition.
Families of children who suffered MMR vaccine injuries may be entitled to compensation for:
For a free, no-obligation evaluation of your potential MMR vaccine lawsuit, please call our office today at (888) 994-5118.
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