U.S. Court of Federal Claims Opinions
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Vaccine Act Attorneys' Fees. Reasonable Basis for Claim. Signed by Special Master Hastings.
Vaccine Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 300aa-1 et seq.; Review of Special Master’s Decision; off-table injury; Pediarix, hemophilus influenza type b & pneumococcal conjugate vaccines.. Signed by Judge Damich.
Dismissal; Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23); no subject matter jurisdiction. Signed by Special Master Millman.
Attorneys' Fees and Costs; Reasonable Basis Determination. Signed by Special Master Millman.
National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986, 42 U.S.C. §§ 300aa-1 to -34 (2006); Proof of Causation; Petitioner’s Burden to Establish Prima Facie Case; Remand.. Signed by Judge Bush.
Stipulation; vaccines; death.. Signed by Special Master Moran.
Vaccine Act; Appeal of Attorneys’ Fees, “Fees on Fees”; Wagner v. Shinseki, 640 F.3d 1255 (Fed. Cir. 2011); “Lodestar” Method; Nonprecedential Order. Signed by Judge Hodges.
Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine; epilepsy; neurological disorder; West Syndrome; Infantile Spasms. Signed by Special Master Lord.
Prevnar; Autism; Acute and Static Encephalopathy; Acute Disseminate Encephalomyelitis; ADEM; Altered Mental Status; Pervasive Developmental Delay; Actual Causation; Expert Qualifications; Incorrect Diagnosis as a Basis for Expert Opinion; Molecular mimicry. Signed by Special Master Vowell.
Entitlement denied; Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI); Dravet Syndrome; SCN1A Gene Mutation; Significant Aggravation. Signed by Special Master Golkiewicz.
Entitlement denied; Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI); Dravet Syndrome; SCN1A Gene
Mutation; Significant Aggravation. Signed by Special Master Golkiewicz.
Attorneys' fees and costs; reasonable hourly rate; forum rate; local rate; Laffey Matrix; Davis exception; reasonable hours expended; adequacy of evidence; costs for experts; reimbursement for attorney travel; legal research; conferring with outside attorneys; medical research; conferring with client; conferring with doctors. Signed by Special Master Lord.
Attorneys' fees and costs; award in the amount to which respondent does not object; Federal Circuit appeal. Signed by Special Master Moran.
Decision on the Record; Dismissal of Claim for nsufficient Proof; Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (“MMR”) Vaccine; Encephalopathy.. Signed by Special Master Campbell-Smith.
Autism; Motion for Relief from Judgment; Motion for Reconsideration. Signed by Special Master Campbell-Smith.
Vaccine case; Petition for review; Hepatitis-B vaccination; Standard of review; Hypothyroidism; Althen; Failure to establish causation; Failure to establish proximate temporal relationship between vaccine and autoimmune thyroid disease; Motion for reconsideration under RCFC 59; Failure to show that prior findings were wrong, let alone manifestly unjust; Motions for review and for reconsideration denied.. Signed by Judge Allegra.
attorneys’ fees and costs, reasonable number of hours for appellate litigation, fees for fees. Signed by Special Master Moran.
Fact Ruling; Sufficiency of Evidence; Receipt of Vaccination.. Signed by Special Master Zane.
Entitlement;Table injury; encephalopathy; infantile spasms; diphtheria-tetanus-acellular-pertussis (DTaP) vaccine; haemophilus influenza type B (Hib) vaccine; inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine; Prevnar (pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate) vaccine; rotavirus vaccine. Signed by Special Master Lord.
Autism; Motion for Relief from Judgment; Vaccine Rule 36; Rule 60(b)(1) and (b)(6). Signed by Special Master Campbell-Smith.