How is My Child Protected By The National Vaccine Injury Act?

Vaccines, like all prescription medications, carry certain risks. The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) was enacted in November of 1986 instituting vaccine safety reforms in the United States vaccination system, to provide cost-effective arbitration for vaccine injury claims in order to reduce potential financial liability of vaccine manufacturers from vaccine injury claims. In 1988, … [Read more...]

What is the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program?

A vaccine, or immunization, is a biologically prepared substance that improves immunity to prevent specific diseases in humans. Vaccines have, to date, brought seven serious human diseases under control, completely eradicating one. Immunizations are recommended in the U.S. beginning at birth, with up to 26 in the first two years, and continue throughout adulthood. Although immunizations … [Read more...]