Injuries from Tetanus, Mumps, Measles and Rubella Vaccines

July 22, 2015 | Blog

Vaccines containing tetanus are typically given at a young age to protect against tetanus. Brachial neuritis is a condition that one could experience after receiving this vaccine. Brachial neuritis is a term used to describe an inflammation of the shoulder area that causes sudden-onset shoulder and arm pain, followed by weakness and/or numbness. If you experience injury or any of these symptoms between 2-28 days, please seek medical advice.

Vaccines containing measles, mumps, and/or rubella are given once to an infant and then a few years later. If you or someone you know begins to experience symptoms of Encephalopathy, including but not limited to: Confused mental state, seizures, tremors, rapid eye movement, involuntary twitching after being give this vaccine, seek treatment right away. The onset of these symptoms can occur within 5 to 15 days, no less than 5, and no more than 15.

If you or child has any of these related symptoms, you should contact an attorney or lawyer experienced in this area of personal injury practice.