An Atlanta lawyer is asking the Georgia appellate courts to put the brakes on a train of decisions nationwide that have stymied suits over alleged adverse effects of vaccines. The case argued Tuesday was brought by a couple who say their son suffered neurological problems as a result of childhood vaccines. The vaccine manufacturer defendants argue that the couple's claims cannot succeed because of a federal law that set up a system of compensation outside of the regular court system for vaccine injuries.
Ga. Supreme Court Hears Key Case on Vaccine Suits
May 21, 2008