Could Vaccine Court Standards Use Shot In The Arm?

Law360, New York (October 6, 2010, 5:47 PM EDT) -- On Aug. 27, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a ruling that rejected a causal connection between childhood vaccines and the onset of autism in Cedillo v. Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Cedillo was the first of a series of cases, out of roughly 5,000 cases, to test the different theories of causation alleging a link to autism filed under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986.

Judge Timothy Dyke wrote the opinion for the three-judge Federal Circuit panel...
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