Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA)
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Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA) is a medical condition caused by improper vaccine administration, which can lead to significant pain, reduced mobility, and long-term disability. The condition can arise when the vaccine is administered too high on the arm or in the wrong area.
If you have experienced SIRVA after receiving a vaccine, it’s essential to seek prompt medical attention from a healthcare provider. Symptoms of SIRVA may include severe shoulder pain, limited range of motion, and inflammation.
If you have been diagnosed with SIRVA, it’s crucial to seek legal representation from an experienced attorney who has with experience on vaccine injury cases. At Lommen Abdo, our attorneys understand these cases’ complexity and the challenges our clients face in pursuing compensation for their injuries.
We take a client-focused approach to every case we handle, starting with a thorough review of your medical records, including vaccine administration records and diagnostic testing results. Our attorneys work closely with your medical providers to understand the full extent of your injuries and develop a comprehensive legal strategy to pursue the compensation you deserve.
Our attorneys deeply understand the law related to vaccine injuries, including the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP), which provides compensation for those whom certain vaccines have injured. We are well-versed in the eligibility requirements and the process for filing a claim with the program.
It’s important to understand that pursuing compensation for a vaccine injury can be a complex and challenging process. The NVICP has strict deadlines and requires a high standard of proof to establish a vaccine injury claim. Our attorneys have extensive experience in this area of law and are committed to providing you with the support and guidance you need throughout the process.
If you have been diagnosed with SIRVA, there are several steps you can take to protect your legal rights and pursue the compensation you deserve. These include:
- Seek medical treatment: If you suspect that you have SIRVA, seek prompt medical attention from a healthcare provider. Documenting your injuries and seeking appropriate medical care is critical to establishing a vaccine injury claim.
- Contact an attorney: Contact an experienced vaccine injury attorney as soon as possible to discuss your legal options. At Lommen Abdo, our attorneys offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and determine whether you have a viable claim.
- Gather documentation: Gather any documentation related to your vaccine injury, including vaccine administration records, medical records, and diagnostic testing results.
- Follow medical advice: Follow your medical provider’s advice regarding treatment, rehabilitation, and follow-up care.
- Be patient: Pursuing compensation for a vaccine injury can be a lengthy process, and it’s important to be patient and allow your attorney to work through the process on your behalf.
At Lommen Abdo, our attorneys have a proven track record of success in vaccine injury cases, including those involving SIRVA. We are committed to helping our clients pursue the compensation they deserve and providing them with the support and guidance they need throughout the process.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with SIRVA after receiving a vaccine, contact us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced vaccine injury attorneys. We are here to help you every step of the way.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is SIRVA?
SIRVA stands for Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration, which occurs when the vaccine is injected too high on the shoulder, resulting in an inflammatory response that damages the tendons and bursa in the shoulder.
What are the most common diagnoses associated with SIRVA injuries?
The most common diagnosis associated with SIRVA is adhesive capsulitis, which is commonly known as frozen shoulder. This condition causes limited range of motion and pain in the shoulder, making it difficult to move the arm above the head. Bursitis is also a common diagnosis, and in severe cases, a rotator cuff tear may occur.
Shoulder pain from vaccination? Understanding SIRVA diagnosis and treatment options
To diagnose and treat SIRVA injuries, doctors follow a specific protocol. Firstly, they conduct a physical examination, which may be followed by imaging tests such as an MRI or an EMG to rule out any underlying neurological conditions. Treatment options may include pain relievers, rest, work modification, and in severe cases, surgery may be required to correct the injury.
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