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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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Law firm can’t sue over loss of client (access required)

On April 21, the Virginia Supreme Court affirmed dismissal of a law firm’s complaint that U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly – as then-chair of the Fairfax supervisors – torpedoed the firm’s longstanding relationship with the county housing authority.  Connolly (D, VA-11) had publicly argued ...

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