Vaccine Cases

Settlement Amount: $165,000.00
Settlement Date: 1/2016
Attorney: Howard D. Mishkind

Description of Case: Plaintiff, a 59 year old man, developed Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) following receipt of a trivalent influenza (flu) vaccine resulting in lower extremity weakness/pain that has affected his ability to perform his activities of daily living. Claim was pursued under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, 42 U.S.C. Section 300aa-10 to 34. Case settled for a lump sum payment for pain and suffering of $165,000.00. Maximum award possible for pain and suffering under the program is $250,000.00 reduced to present value. No lost income or ongoing medical expenses. Attorney Fees and cost of litigation are paid as a separate award determined by the Unite