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Vaccine preemption ruling draws plaintiffs’ lawyers’ ire

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling that a federal vaccine statute preempts state law vaccine design defect claims has drawn fire from victims’ attorneys, who say that the federal compensation system set up by the law fails those ...

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Justices hear case over federal vaccine preemption

WASHINGTON – Any time the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a case involving the doctrine of federal preemption, trial lawyers, business groups, medical associations and others pay close attention – particularly when the case could affect the number of tort ...

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Vaccine claims thrown out

The plaintiffs in three cases alleging a causal link between childhood vaccines and autism have failed to show a connection, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims has ruled.

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