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The CDC recommends the Hepatitis A vaccine for children between the age of 1 and 2, and for certain at-risk individuals. The vaccine provides long-term protection from the disease for most people, but other people suffer severe injuries shortly after getting the vaccine.

If you are experiencing a serious side effect of the Hepatitis A vaccine, attorney Ed Kraus can help you pursue compensation for your injury from the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.

Hepatitis A Vaccine Injuries

The Hepatitis A vaccine has been associated with serious health problems, including:

There have also been reports of multiple sclerosis, seizures, and neuropathy (nerve damage) occurring after Hepatitis A vaccination, although it is unknown whether these injuries are a direct result of the vaccine. These injuries are reported on the Vaccine Injury Adverse Event Reporting System, and federal health agencies investigate serious side effects reported on the database to monitor the ongoing safety of vaccines.

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Guillain-Barre syndrome is an autoimmune condition, in which the immune system attacks the nervous system. This syndrome leads to nerve damage, and victims find themselves with muscle weakness and sometimes paralysis. Guillain-Barre usually affects individuals recovering from an infection. It sometimes affects people who are infected with Hepatitis A.

Although not one of the recognized side effects, there are reports of Guillain-Barre syndrome after Hepatitis A vaccination. Although the vaccine is not a proven cause of the syndrome, you may be entitled to compensation if you developed Guillain-Barre shortly after being vaccinated with Hepatitis A. Consult our vaccine injury lawyer about your eligibility.

Consequences of Vaccine Injury

A serious vaccine injury can have lasting effects. You may be facing:

  • Medical costs for treating your injury
  • Medical costs for physical rehabilitation
  • Lost wages because of missed work
  • Possible diminished earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering

These consequences are typically associated with the more serious side effects of Hepatitis A vaccines and other inoculations. If you were injured in this way by the Hepatitis A vaccine, you are entitled to compensation from the federal government. We can help you pursue this compensation, and prove your injury was caused by the Hepatitis A vaccine if necessary.

If you live in Chicago, Illinois, or anywhere else in the nation and have been injured by the Hepatitis A vaccine, please contact the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent to learn more about compensation for your injury. Call us at 312-906-5072, or contact us online.

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