National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received

SUMMARY

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.

 
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Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 164 (Tuesday, August 25, 2015)

Federal Register Volume 80, Number 164 (Tuesday, August 25, 2015)

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Pages 51568-51570

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2015-20944

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about requirements for filing petitions, and the Program in general, contact the Clerk, United States Court of Federal Claims, 717 Madison Place NW., Washington, DC 20005, (202) 357-6400. For information on HRSA's role in the Program, contact the Director, National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 11C-26, Rockville, MD 20857; (301) 443-6593, or visit our Web site at: http://www.hrsa.gov/vaccinecompensation/index.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Program provides a system of no-fault compensation for certain individuals who have been injured by specified childhood vaccines. Subtitle 2 of Title XXI of the PHS Act, 42 U.S.C. 300aa-10 et seq., provides that those seeking compensation are to file a petition with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and to serve a copy of the petition on the Secretary of Health and Human Services, who is named as the respondent in each proceeding. The Secretary has delegated this responsibility under the Program to HRSA. The Court is directed by statute to appoint special masters who take evidence, conduct hearings as appropriate, and make initial decisions as to eligibility for, and amount of, compensation.

A petition may be filed with respect to injuries, disabilities, illnesses, conditions, and deaths resulting from vaccines described in the Vaccine Injury Table (the Table) set forth at 42 CFR 100.3. This Table lists for each covered childhood vaccine the conditions that may lead to compensation and, for each condition, the time period for occurrence of the first symptom or manifestation of onset or of significant aggravation after vaccine administration. Compensation may also be awarded for conditions not listed in the Table and for conditions that are manifested outside the time periods specified in the Table, but only if the petitioner shows that the condition was caused by one of the listed vaccines.

Section 2112(b)(2) of the PHS Act, 42 U.S.C. 300aa-12(b)(2), requires that ``within 30 days after the Secretary receives service of any petition filed under section 2111 the Secretary shall publish notice of such petition in the

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Federal Register.'' Set forth below is a list of petitions received by HRSA on July 1, 2015, through July 31, 2015. This list provides the name of petitioner, city, and state of vaccination (if unknown then city and state of person or attorney filing claim), and case number. In cases where the Court has redacted the name of a petitioner and/or the case number, the list reflects such redaction.

Section 2112(b)(2) also provides that the special master ``shall afford all interested persons an opportunity to submit relevant, written information'' relating to the following:

  1. The existence of evidence ``that there is not a preponderance of the evidence that the illness, disability, injury, condition, or death described in the petition is due to factors unrelated to the administration of the vaccine described in the petition,'' and

  2. Any allegation in a petition that the petitioner either:

    1. ``Sustained, or had significantly aggravated, any illness, disability, injury, or condition not set forth in the Vaccine Injury Table but which was caused by'' one of the vaccines referred to in the Table, or

    2. ``Sustained, or had significantly aggravated, any illness, disability, injury, or condition set forth in the Vaccine Injury Table the first symptom or manifestation of the onset or significant aggravation of which did not occur within the time period set forth in the Table but which was caused by a vaccine'' referred to in the Table.

    In accordance with Section 2112(b)(2), all interested persons may submit written information relevant to the issues described above in the case of the petitions listed below. Any person choosing to do so should file an original and three (3) copies of the information with the Clerk of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims at the address listed above (under the heading FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), with a copy to HRSA addressed to Director, Division of Injury Compensation Programs, Healthcare Systems Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 11C-26, Rockville, MD 20857. The Court's caption (Petitioner's Name v. Secretary of Health and Human Services) and the docket number assigned to the petition should be used as the caption for the written submission. Chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, related to paperwork reduction, does not apply to information required for purposes of carrying out the Program.

    Dated: August 19, 2015.

    James Macrae,

    Acting Administrator.

    List of Petitions Filed

  3. Penny Walden, Urbana, Illinois, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0685V

  4. Wendy Norris, Irvine, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0686V

  5. Whitney Hill on behalf of C. T., Deceased, Piermont, New York, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0687V

  6. Anton Schumacher, Norristown, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0692V

  7. Lisa Davis, Annapolis, Maryland, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0693V

  8. Michael Rishwain, Stockton, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0695V

  9. Arlyne Rothenberg, New York, New York, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0696V

  10. Eve Dineen and Daniel Dineen on behalf of Ennio Dell Dineen, Napa, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0700V

  11. Adele Hamilton, Manchester Township, New Jersey, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0701V

  12. Judith Schultz, Glen Falls, New York, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0702V

  13. Jenine Gail Fugate, Huntington, West Virginia, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0703V

  14. Thomas Shinskey, Glen Rock, New Jersey, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0713V

  15. Sasha Martin on behalf of A. N. M., Deceased, Toledo, Ohio, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0715V

  16. Katie Davis on behalf of J.L.D., Baxley, Georgia, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0716V

  17. Steven Pancoast, Hampton, Virginia, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0718V

  18. Leonora Bantugan on behalf of Manuel Bolotaolo, Deceased, Simi Valley, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0721V

  19. John M. Dallas, Mason City, Iowa, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0722V

  20. Thomas Reece, Crossville, Tennessee, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0724V

  21. Jasmatie Hardeen and Ryon Hardeen on behalf of R. H., Vienna, Virginia, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0726V

  22. John Deselm, Highland, Texas, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0727V

  23. Constance Wadkins, Clackamas, Oregon, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0728V

  24. Darlene Steele, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0729V

  25. Stefenie Hilario, San Antonio, Texas, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0730V

  26. Michelle Fisher and Ricky Fisher on behalf of C. F., Omaha, Nebraska, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0731V

  27. Dana Cohen, Glen Rock, New Jersey, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0733V

  28. Amy N. Heddens, Seattle, Washington, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0734V

  29. Yvette Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0735V

  30. Gladys Guzman, New York, New York, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0736V

  31. Lauren Briggs on behalf of E. B., Commack, New York, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0737V

  32. Michael Mulligan, Jacksonville, Florida, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0738V

  33. Ninebeth Gal, Woodland Hills, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0739V

  34. Amy Loeding, Billings, Montana, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0740V

  35. Candice Cheung on behalf of A.N., Beverly Hills, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0741V

  36. Kellie M. DiPietro, Washington, District of Columbia, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0742V

  37. Cindy M. Del Tufo, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0745V

  38. Amanda Green, Largo, Florida, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0748V

  39. Gary Bondi, Dallas, Texas, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0749V

  40. Paul Balek, Chicago, Illinois, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0750V

  41. Allison Holland, Cincinnati, Ohio, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0751V

  42. Peter C. Harrington, Pensacola, Florida, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0752V

  43. Jennifer Arnett, Dayton, Ohio, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0753V

  44. Ashley Encinias, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0755V

  45. Dean Waasted, Orange, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0757V

  46. Sandra G. Price, Wichita, Kansas, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0759V

  47. Richard D. Epperson, Lee's Summit, Missouri, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0760V

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  48. Brenda K. Barbee, Raleigh, North Carolina, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0761V

  49. Tina Lazicki, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0762V

  50. Mary Jo Maleport, Kentwood, Michigan, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0763V

  51. Dawn Kelly, Midway, Georgia, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0765V

  52. John M. Robinson, Napa, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0766V

  53. Shawn Shorkey, Dallas, Texas, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0768V

  54. Michael Purcell, Rochester, New York, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0770V

  55. Carrie Payne, Beaver, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0771V

  56. Hannah Marie Robinson, Moore, Oklahoma, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0772V

  57. Brynn Contino on behalf of G. C., New Market, Maryland, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0773V

  58. Melissa Jones, Lexington, Kentucky, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0774V

  59. Jane K. Baker, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0775V

  60. Heather Caron on behalf of A. C., Waterville, Maine, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0777V

  61. Thomas Dyroff, Devon, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0780V

  62. Kelly Dillon, Leesburg, Virginia, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0781V

  63. Brenda Benjamin, Dublin, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0782V

  64. Teresa Cook, Rochester, New York, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0783V

  65. Cheri Fox, Bonney Lake, Washington, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0784V

  66. Christina Nolen on behalf of Nicholas Nolan, Louisa, Virginia, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0787V

  67. Lindey Martin and Raynard Martin on behalf of I.R.M., Deceased, Powell, Ohio, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0789V

  68. Heathe Heller and Jenna Heller on behalf of H. H., Decatur, Texas, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0792V

  69. Sherry Harrison, Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0795V

  70. Amy Uscher on behalf of M. U., Phoenix, Arizona, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0798V

  71. Christina Brethauer, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0800V

  72. Jennifer Cirillo, Tucson, Arizona, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0801V

  73. Asharam Tamang, Albany, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0802V

  74. Samuel Webb, Phoenix, Arizona, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0803V

  75. Jeff Curran, Denver, Colorado, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0804V

  76. Melissa Lee Madsen, Hopewell, New Jersey, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0807V

  77. Karl Zimmerman, Sandwich, Illinois, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0809V

  78. George Hendrickson on behalf of E. H., Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0812V

  79. Jean Mann, New York, New York, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0813V

  80. Christi Canada on behalf of L. C., Beverly Hills, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0814V

  81. James Wright, Beverly Hills, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0815V

  82. Jennifer Toole, San Antonio, Texas, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-

    0816V

  83. Shanna Molina, Providence, Rhode Island, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0817V

  84. Kevin Sanford, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0818V

  85. Dorothy Linginfelter, Knoxville, Tennessee, Court of Federal Claims No: 15-0819V

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