U.S. Court of Federal Claims Opinions
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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.
Autism; Dismissal of Claim as Untimely; Doctrine of Equitable Tolling Not Applicable on these Facts. Signed by Special Master Campbell-Smith.
Damages, death case.. Signed by Special Master Moran.
Entitlement; Guillain-Barré Syndrome; molecular mimicry; tetanus-diphtheria vaccine. Signed by Special Master Lord.
Award of attorneys' fees and costs on an interim basis, amount not disputed. Signed by Special Master Moran.
attorneys' fees and costs, reasonable number of hours for appellate litigation, decision after remand. Signed by Special Master Moran.
Review of special master’s decision regarding an award of attorneys’ fees and costs in a vaccine case; reasonable basis for appeal of decision on entitlement; 42 U.S.C. § 300aa-15(e); reductions in allowable attorneys’ hours; viability of alternative holding regarding attorneys’ fees on appeal; costs for the appeal. Signed by Judge Lettow.
Attorneys’ Fees & Costs Decision;Guardianship Costs. Signed by Special Master Millman.
Attorneys’ fees and costs; reasonable basis.. Signed by Special Master Moran.
Attorneys’ Fees & Costs Decision. Signed by Special Master Millman.
Autism; Attorneys’ Fees and Costs. Signed by Special Master Vowell.
Petition for Review; National Vaccine Injury Act; 42 U.S.C. § 300aa-12(e); 42 U.S.C. § 300aa-15(e); 42 U.S.C. § 300aa-21(a); 42 U.S.C. § 300aa-12(d); Interim Fee Award; Reasonable Basis for Vaccine Act Claim for Compensation.. Signed by Judge Williams.
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986, 42 U.S.C. §§ 300aa-1 to -34; DTaP vaccine; SCN1A genetic mutation; Dravet’s Syndrome; alternative causation; sole substantial factor unrelated to the vaccine; Restatement (Second) of Torts; Althen v. Secretary of Health & Human Services, 418 F.3d 1274 (Fed. Cir. 2005); Shyface v. Secretary of Health & Human Services, 165 F.3d 1344 (Fed. Cir. 1999).. Signed by Judge G. Miller.
Autism; Failure to Prosecute; Failure to Follow Court Orders; Dismissal. Signed by Special Master Hastings.
Motion to dismiss; motion for summary judgment; six-month durational requirement; mootness; capable of repetition yet evading review; justiciability; jurisdiction;
cure defective petition. Signed by Special Master Lord.