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Shingles Vaccine Side Effects 

If you suffered a serious side effect from the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine, you may have a valid legal claim against the pharmaceutical manufacturer, Merck. The Zostavax vaccine has been linked to adverse side effects such as, causing and/or failing to prevent shingles, auto-immune disease, blindness, Encephalitis, and the risk of stroke.  

We are working with a law firm that is currently filing lawsuits against the pharmaceutical company responsible for the manufacturing, marketing, and sale of the Zostavax (shingles) vaccination. The attorneys at My Vaccine Lawyer are currently representing clients across the country who have suffered injury or serious side effects from the shingles Zostavax vaccine.


About the Zostavax shingles vaccine

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In 2006, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") approved Zostavax, the only shingles vaccine approved for patients over the age of 50. However, Zostavax, which contains a live attenuated varicella-zoster virus contains a 'weakened' form of the chickenpox virus, which can cause serious adverse reactions, including the very virus it intended to prevent - shingles. That’s right, the vaccine that is marketed to prevent seniors from contracting this excruciating virus is found to actually cause shingles in some individuals. Yet, it wasn’t until 2014 that shingles was added as a side effect.

Merck now faces several lawsuits from consumers who allege that it produced and sold an unreasonably dangerous vaccine and although it knew of the defective nature of its Zostavax vaccine, continued to manufacture, market and sell its product without providing adequate warnings - all at the expense of the public health and safety. 




potential side effects and adverse reactions

The Zostavax vaccination has been linked to numerous injuries and side effects. If you or a loved one received the Zostavax vaccination between 2006 and 2017 and suffered any of the following injuries up to six months after its administration, contact us immediately for a free consultation:


Shingles Vaccine lawsuit eligibility

If our vaccine injury lawyers determine that you have a valid claim for damages resulting from the Zostavax vaccine, you could be entitled to compensation. We can recover damages for pain and suffering, out-of-pocket medical expenses, lost wages from missed work, as well as other compensation. All cases are eligible for a free consultation and if you retain our team to represent you, cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, meaning we receive no attorney fees unless the case is successful. If you wish to have your case or a loved one's case reviewed, request a free consultation and claim evaluation. If you want to learn more about successful results for vaccine injury clients, click on the link below to see a detailed table for compensation amounts for prior successful vaccine injury cases.

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Page last reviewed and updated: February 28, 2019

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