Brachial Neuritis or Parsonage Turner Syndrome From a Vaccine

CAN A VACCINE CAUSE BRACHIAL NEURITIS?

Yes, in rare cases vaccines can cause a severe reaction. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lists brachial neuritis as one of the known reactions to the tetanus toxoid vaccines. These types of vaccines include the common (DTaP) diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccine. However, other vaccines may trigger brachial neuritis, including the flu shot and the hepatitis B vaccine. It’s called a “vaccine injury” when a vaccination causes a severe reaction.

What is Brachial Neuritis?

Brachial Neuritis is the swelling and inflammation of nerve bundles that send signals from the spine to the entire arm. The syndrome usually starts with sudden, severe, and sharp pain or burning in the shoulder and upper arm with no apparent cause.  However, after a few weeks, the constant pain goes away and is replaced by muscle weakness or atrophy in the upper arm.

Brachial neuritis also goes by the names Neuralgic Amyotrophy and Parsonage-Turner Syndrome. Because of the immediate pain symptoms, the disease is often misdiagnosed at first.

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GETTING COMPENSATION FOR BRACHIAL NEURITIS VACCINE INJURIES

mctlaw represents many brachial neuritis patients across the country in the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). Our lawyers have won more than $300 million for our vaccine injury clients. winning financial compensation for our clients. mctlaw may be able to get you compensation for damages caused by an adverse vaccine reaction at NO COST to you through the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), a billion-dollar federal trust fund created by Congress to pay for vaccine injury cases.

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For example, our attorneys won more than $285,000 for a firefighter who suffered from a shoulder injury after a tetanus vaccination. Because our legal fees are paid separately by the federal court, he kept ALL of the settlement money and did not pay us ANYTHING from his compensation.
Do you qualify to file a claim for brachial neuritis in the VICP? mctlaw may be able to help you get compensation. What you will need:
– A copy of your vaccination records with the date you were immunized.
– The type of vaccine you were administered.
– The record of your first treatment after symptoms began.
– Your most recent visit for treatment.

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WHY CHOOSE MCTLAW TO REPRESENT YOU?

– mctlaw won more compensation than any other law firm in the United States in the last 5 years.
– The largest single financial award for a client in the VICP’s history was won by our attorneys.
– For more than 20 years we have represented clients on a national scale.
– Our lawyers successfully helped more than 700 clients receive compensation through the vaccine injury program. See our case results.

SYMPTOMS OF BRACHIAL NEURITIS:

– Severe pain in shoulder/arm
– Lack of muscle control in the shoulder or arm
– Lack of sensation in the shoulder or arm
– Muscle Weakness
– Atrophy in the upper arm

Sharp pain is generally the first symptom of Brachial Neuritis and after a few weeks, is replaced by muscle weakness or atrophy in the upper arm. Because of the immediate pain symptoms, the disease is often misdiagnosed at first, so make your doctor aware if you were recently vaccinated and are experiencing these symptoms.

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