A recent appeals court decision reversing the U.S. Court of Federal Claims' denial of a vaccine injury claim highlights the widening gulf between the Federal Circuit and Federal Claims court on such cases. On June 18, the Federal Circuit reversed the Federal Claims court's decision to deny the petitioner compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, a no-fault system for injury claims from a variety of vaccines.
Federal Circuit Reverses Denial of Vaccine Injury Claim
The National Law Journal
June 26, 2009