Types of Injuries from the MMR Vaccine
What is the MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) Vaccine?
The Measles, Mumps, Rubella (“MMR”) Vaccine can cause various reactions and injuries including shoulder injuries, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Anaphylactic shock, allergic reactions and other injuries. If you suffered a reaction or injury after receiving the MMR vaccine, you may be entitled to compensation from a federal program called the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
About the MMR Vaccine
The MMR vaccine is administered to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella. Generally, children receive two doses of the MMR vaccine. The first MMR vaccine dose is usually administered at 12-15 months old. The second MMR vaccine dose is administered between four and six years old. It may be given earlier, but only after 28 days have passed since the first MMR vaccine dose. The MMR vaccine contains live virus.
The MMR vaccine is associated with the following risks:
- Mild rash
- Swelling of glands
- Pain and stiffness of the joints
- Bleeding disorder
- Serious allergic reaction
- Long-term seizures
- Other conditions
If you have any of these reactions to the MMR vaccine, immediately seek medical attention.
Compensation for MMR Vaccine Injuries
If you suffered a reaction, illness or injury after receiving the MMR vaccine, you may qualify for compensation from a federal program called the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
Call the vaccine injury lawyers at Muller Brazil for more information. Not only is there no charge for a consultation, but our representation comes at no cost to you. The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program will pay our fees. Please call (800) 229-7704 to speak with the attorneys at Muller Brazil to discuss your potential claim.