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Girl suffers disabilities after routine vaccination – $8,713,625 Settlement (access required)

Within 24 hours following routine childhood immunizations, petitioners’ 17-month-old daughter suffered repeated episodes of febrile seizures that were difficult to control despite appropriate anticonvulsive therapy. After five days of supportive therapy, her electroencephalogram became abnormal and the magnetic resonance imaging ...

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Infant suffers brain injury from placental abruption – $2,300,000 Settlement (access required)

At 35 weeks pregnant, plaintiff went to the labor and delivery emergency room at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, complaining of severe lower abdominal cramping that started earlier that morning with a pain level of 8 on a scale of 10. ...

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Federal courts could stay open for two weeks

Federal courts would keep running more or less as normal for up to two weeks if the government shuts down tonight, according to the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts. Non-appropriated fees would last for that period of time, but the ...

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Reyna confirmed as Federal Appeals Court judge

Jimmie V. Reyna, a partner in the Washington office of Williams Mullen, has been unanimously voted in by the United States Senate as Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Reyna led the firm’s international ...

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