COVID-19 Vaccine Injury Payouts Total Less Than $5,000

COVID-19 Vaccine Injury Payouts Total Less Than $5,000

May 15, 2023 — Out of more than 11,000 claims, only 3 people who were injured by the COVID-19 vaccine have received cash payouts totaling less than $5,000, according to data from the U.S. government.

One person who had an anaphylactic reaction got $2,020, one person who suffered inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis) got $1,583, and one other person had myocarditis received $1,033.

All of these COVID-19 vaccine claims were decided by the government’s Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP), a program that few people realize exists.

The CICP has decided a total of 706 claims involving COVID treatments, and rejected 97% of those claims — including heart attacks, meningitis, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, seizures, and death.

The payouts were remarkably small compared to what the government typically pays to people injured by other vaccines.

Payouts for non-COVID vaccine injuries come out of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), which has paid out $4.9 billion since it was created by Congress in 1988.

Due to the minuscule payouts and towering hurdles to successfully make a claim, very few lawyers who specialize in vaccine injury cases are representing people who were injured by the COVID-19 vaccine.

Congressman Mike Collins called the problems “unacceptable.”

He said that part of the problem is that the CICP does not have a software system to track claims. At their current rate, it would take more than 5 years to get through the claims.

The CICP has recently asked Congress for $15 million dollars to fix some problems, including a program to “enhance communication” and “substantially increase its capacity to review at least 2,000 claims.”

Source: COVID-19 vaccine claims yield small payouts from U.S. government

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