What Is the Zostavax Vaccine?
Zostavax is a vaccine developed by Merck as a treatment for shingles and chickenpox. However, rather than preventing these painful conditions, the vaccine has been found to cause them. Despite receiving the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval in 2006, many vaccine recipients have filed lawsuits against Merck, claiming that the manufacturer was aware that the vaccine actually caused the problem it was designed to treat.
Side Effects and Consequences of the Zostavax Vaccine
In addition to causing vaccinated persons to develop chickenpox and/or shingles, Zostavax causes a number of other problems and illnesses, including:
- Various forms of paralysis
- Various forms of palsy
- Hearing loss
- Vision loss
- Liver dysfunction
- High fever
- Permanent brain damage
- Pain in various muscles and joints throughout the body
Many people have filed lawsuits against Merck in order to recover the costs and financial losses associated with illness and death resulting from the dangerous Zostavax vaccine. If you have been given Zostavax and have suffered severe side effects (or someone you loved has died as a result of the vaccine), it is imperative that you seek legal representation as soon as possible.
Dangerous Vaccine & Class Action Attorneys in North Carolina
Call Crumley Roberts immediately if you have been given the Zostavax vaccine and have suffered negative or painful side effects as a result. Our team of North Carolina class action lawyers is prepared to help you make your case heard and work to ensure you are included in any settlement or verdict pertaining to Zostavax victims. Understanding that you are likely already experiencing a great deal of financial hardship due to the effects of the vaccine, our team is prepared to offer you and your loved ones a free consultation.
Call (866) 691-0607 to speak to a member of our team today, or contact us online to schedule your first meeting with us.