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Keywords: re: Public Decision Entitlement, hepatitis B vaccine, rheumatoid arthritis, onset.
Keywords: re: Entitlement; SCN1A Gene Mutation; Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI); Dravet Syndrome; Seizure Disorder; Diptheria Tetanus acellular Pertussis (DTaP) Vaccine; Haemophilus Influenza Type B (HiB) Vaccine; Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (Prevnar); Rotavirus Vaccine; Significant Aggravation; Alternative Causation.
Keywords: re: Public Decision Attorneys' fees, failure of Secretary to object.
Keywords re: Public Decision - Attorney Hourly Rate; Attorney Hours; Expert Hourly Rate; Expert Hours; Interim Attorneys' Fees and Costs.
Keywords: re: Public Order/Ruling Flu Mist vaccine ("LAIV"); acute hepatitis; liver failure; liver transplant
Keywords: re: Public Decision; HPV; Gardasil; Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis; JAS; Causation-in-Fact; Expert; Qualifications; Remand in light of intervening Federal Circuit Decision; Effect of Prior Fact-finding in Transferred Case
Keywords re: Public Decision - Attorneys' Fees and Costs; Attorney Hours Expended; General Order No. 9.
Keywords: Vaccine case; review of an award of interim attorneys' fees; 42 U.S.C. § 300aa-15(e)(1); good faith; reasonable basis for petition; discretionary basis for award
Keywords: re: Public Decision, Expert costs; reasonableness. (SP)
Keywords: re: Pro se; Vaccine Act; Dismissal for Failure to Prosecute; Failure to Follow Court Orders.
Keywords: re: Judge Vaccine Reported Opinion: National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act, 42 U.S.C. § 300aa-1-34.; Motion for review; Jurisdiction over interim decision.
Keywords: re: Public Decision: Attorney's Fees and Costs; Forum Rate; Excessive Billing; Duplicative Billing; Billing for Administrative Tasks.
Keywords: re: Public Decision, Attorneys Fees and Costs on an Interim Basis; Reasonable Basis; Reasonable Number of Attorney Hours. (SP)
Keywords: re: Public Decision, Entitlement; human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine; sudden death. (SP)
Keywords: re: Public Decision - Attorney's Fees and Costs; Reasonable Basis; Washington, DC Forum Rate; New Jersey Local Rate; Paralegal Hourly Rate; Attorney Hourly Rate; Expert Hourly Rate
Keywords: re: Public Decision Denial of Entitlement; Hepatitis B (Hep B) Vaccine; Inactivated Polio (IPV) Vaccine; DTaP Vaccine; Haemophilus Influenza (Hib) Vaccine; Pneumococcal Conjugate (PCV) Vaccine; Rotavirus Vaccine; Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Keywords: re: Public Decision, Public Order/Ruling, Judge Vaccine Reported Opinion, Rule 79(a)(2) of the Rules of the United States Court of Federal Claims, Redaction of Decisions by Special Masters, 42 U.S.C. § 300aa-12(d)(4), Review of Decisions by Special Masters, 42 U.S.C. § 300aa-12(e).
Keywords: re: Public Order/Ruling Motion to Dismiss; Statute of Limitations; Equitable Tolling; Mental Incapacity; Bickerstaff syndrome
Keywords re: Public Decision - Petitioner's Motion for a Dismissal Decision; Influenza ("Flu") Vaccine; Diffuse Inflammation.