Notice of Adoption of Amendments to Rules

On May 8, 2023, the court posted notice on its website advising of proposed amendments to its rules and inviting public comment on the proposed amendments by June 22, 2023. The court hereby adopts the amendments as proposed on its website on May 8, 2023 with some modifications based on public comments.

Please see the Official Notice for more information.

Rescinding General Order No. 2022-01: Procedure for Electronic Filing in Pro Se Cases

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(e) and the July 31, 2023, Notice of Adoption of amendments to the Rules of the United States Court of Federal Claims (RCFC), it is hereby ORDERED that General Order No. 2022-01 (Sept. 12, 2022), is rescinded effective July 31, 2023.

The full order can be found here.

34th Judicial Conference

34th Annual Judicial Conference

Registration is now open for the court's 34th Annual Judicial Conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

For more information and to register, click here.

Message From the Chief Special Master

On behalf of the seven other special masters and staff attorneys, law clerks, and administrative staff who make up the Office of Special Masters, welcome! The Vaccine Program, as it is colloquially known, came into existence more than 30 years ago after an Act of Congress, and seeks to provide an expedited and fair means of adjudicating claims that a vaccine has caused an injury. Like the Court of Federal Claims itself, we at “OSM” are always mindful of our role as a tribunal that exists to permit citizens to bring claims against the United States. In the effort to ensure that all Vaccine Act claims receive fair consideration, we ultimately seek to serve the petitioners who bring these claims. Read more. For Chief Special Master Corcoran’s biography, please click here.

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