DPT vaccines are not like other medications where you can simply
discontinue treatment. Once the DPT vaccine is in the body, the effects
of the vaccine are there forever.
In a limited number of cases, seizure disorder from the DPT vaccine
causes brain damage, resulting in shock, convulsions, and even death.
The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta estimate that one in 310,000
DPT vaccinations results in permanent brain damage.
If your child has been injured or has suffered an adverse reaction from
a DPT vaccine, you may be entitled to monetary compensation.
To find out if you qualify, contact a law firm that specializes in DPT
vaccines and Thimerosal lawsuits like Monheit.com. They will inform you
about your rights and determine if you have a legitimate case against
the manufacturers of these vaccines.
In 1986, the National
Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP) was created by the federal government to compensate patients,
or families of patients, who have been injured by vaccines. The
vaccines covered under the NVICP are diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus,
pertussis (DPT), measles, mumps, rubella, polio, Hepatitis B, chicken
pox, and rotavirus. Injuries resulting
from these vaccinations include anaphylaxis (life threatening allergic
reaction), paralytic polio, and encephalopathy (neurological disorder).
Compensation for vaccine injuries are under the jurisdiction of the
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. To begin the process you
first must file a petition with the United States Court of Federal
Claims in Washington, D.C. Your claim will be reviewed by a Special
Master appointed by the United States Court of Federal Claims in
Washington, D.C. To qualify, you must demonstrate that the injury was
caused by the vaccination and the extent of your injuries. Decisions of
the Special Masters may be appealed to the United States Court of
Today, you have
options including class action lawsuits for adverse injuries due to DPT
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