November 17, 2023

SIRVA Symptoms and Legal Rights: What Should You Know?

Expert Legal Advocacy for SIRVA Victims:

Vaccinations are an essential part of public health, but sometimes they can lead to unexpected complications.

One such complication is Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA). This condition occurs when a vaccine is improperly administered, resulting in severe shoulder and upper arm pain, swelling, and even long-term mobility issues.

SIRVA Symptoms and Legal Rights. What Should You Know: eAskme
SIRVA Symptoms and Legal Rights. What Should You Know: eAskme

Our dedicated team of SIRVA injury attorneys are here to fight for your rights, offering expert legal representation to ensure you receive the fair compensation you deserve.

Common Symptoms of SIRVA:

Post-vaccination, individuals may experience a range of symptoms indicating SIRVA:

  • Severe and persistent arm and shoulder pain
  • Significant shoulder dysfunction impacting daily activities
  • Limited range of motion in the affected arm
  • Development of shoulder bursitis or tendonitis
  • Rotator cuff injuries leading to chronic pain
  • The onset of brachial neuritis, causing nerve damage
  • Frozen shoulder and adhesive capsulitis, resulting in stiffness

These symptoms can last several months or longer, significantly impacting the quality of life and ability to perform routine tasks.

How Improper Vaccine Administration Leads to SIRVA?

SIRVA typically results from vaccines being administered at an improper angle or depth, leading to the vaccine being injected into the shoulder joint or bursa rather than the intended muscle tissue.

This can cause inflammation and aggravate pre-existing shoulder conditions.

The risk of SIRVA increases if the individual administering the vaccine is not trained correctly or if the patient has pre-existing shoulder issues.

Legal Representation for SIRVA Victims:

Our attorneys specialize in providing affordable legal advocacy for individuals who have suffered from vaccine injuries like SIRVA.

We understand the physical and emotional toll these injuries can take, and we are committed to helping you receive the compensation you need to focus on recovery.

How Our SIRVA Injury Attorneys Can Assist You?

If you've suffered a shoulder and/or arm injury following a vaccination, it's crucial to seek legal advice as soon as possible.

Our experienced attorneys can help you navigate the complex legal landscape of vaccine injuries.

We provide free evaluations and work under the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), ensuring you face no out-of-pocket expenses to pursue your case.

Our client-focused approach guarantees you the attention and advocacy you deserve.

Detailed Understanding of SIRVA Symptoms and Treatment:

Identifying SIRVA involves understanding its symptoms and potential treatments. The condition is characterized by:

  • No previous pain or dysfunction in the affected area before vaccination
  • Onset of pain within 48 hours post-vaccination
  • Localized pain and reduced range of motion in the vaccinated shoulder
  • Absence of other conditions that could explain the symptoms

While some pain or discomfort is normal after a vaccine shot, persistent or worsening pain requires medical attention. Treatment for SIRVA can include physical therapy, steroid injections, and, in severe cases, surgery.

Vaccines That May Cause SIRVA:

Various vaccines, when improperly administered, can lead to SIRVA. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Tetanus toxoid vaccines (DTaP, DTP, DT, Td, or TT)
  • Pertussis vaccines (whole cell, partial bacteria, or specific antigens)
  • Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines (MMR, MM, MMRV)
  • Polio inactivated virus vaccines (IPV)
  • Hepatitis A and B vaccines
  • Haemophilus influenza type b vaccines (HIB)
  • Varicella and Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines
  • Seasonal influenza, Meningococcal, and HPV vaccines

Although SIRVA injuries are rare, they can have significant consequences. Prompt medical and legal assistance is crucial in such cases.

Seek Compensation With Dedicated Legal Counsel

Jeffrey S. Pop & Associates is here to assist if a vaccine has injured you or your child.

Licensed in the United States Federal Court of Claims, we specialize in recovering compensation for vaccine-related injuries.

Our firm specializes in various vaccine injuries, such as SIRVA, GBS, CIDP, TM, and ADEM. As a petitioner, you'll have the advantage of no upfront attorney fees. We manage all litigation expenses, pursuing reimbursement from the Court upon case resolution.

Please visit our website for comprehensive information and to explore how we can assist you. Alternatively, contact us at 888-921-3995 for a personalized, free consultation today.

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