Fed. Circ. Upholds No Injury Finding From Flu Vaccine

Law360, New York (September 13, 2010, 5:30 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Court of Federal Claims correctly denied a doctor's petition for compensation under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986, saying he failed to prove that a flu vaccine caused his symptoms.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday upheld the lower court's finding, which itself affirmed a special master's decision denying Dr. Peter Broekelschen's petition for compensation under the Vaccine Act.

Broekelschen received a flu shot at age 63 in October 2005...
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