Chairman Issa Postpones VICP Hearing

Vaccine Law

Chairman Issa Postpones VICP Hearing

We are disappointed to announce the postponement of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) hearing scheduled for December 4, 2013.  EBCALA, along with several other like-minded advocacy organizations, worked diligently with Chairman Darrell Issa’s Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Committee staff for nearly a year to make this critical hearing occur.

Posted on: November 20, 2013

New Video Details the Shortcomings of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

Do you know what legal recourse someone who suffers a vaccine-induced injury has? The answers may surprise you. We encourage you to take five minutes to learn more.

Posted on: September 13, 2013

Guest Post: Crack Down on Those Who Don’t Vaccinate?: A Response to Art Caplan

EBCALA Board Member Mary Holland wrote the following article in response to Dr. Art Caplan’s editorial “Liability for Failure to Vaccinate” on Harvard Law’s blog, Bill of Health. By Mary Holland, J.D. Mary Holland is Research Scholar and Director of the Graduate Legal Skills Program at NYU Law School. She has published articles on vaccine […]

Posted on: June 24, 2013

Gary Null’s Progressive Radio Commentary Hour Address Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

EBCALA Board Members Mary Holland and Bob Krakow Join in a Panel Discussion Across the country, pressure is mounting on parents to vaccinate their children according to the CDC schedule. In many states vaccine exemption policies are currently being amended or challenged. The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) is currently under investigation by the Oversight […]

Posted on: June 10, 2013

Hope We’ll See You at Autism One 2013

We hope we’ll be seeing you at our fifth annual conference in Chicago during Autism One. In addition to our training sessions listed below, be sure to stop by our exhibition table to say hello.

Posted on: May 20, 2013

A Vaccine Injury Case Goes to the Supreme Court

EBCALA recently submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Sebelius v. Cloer. Nineteen other civil society organizations joined us to support petitioner Dr. Melissa Cloer in her quest that her lawyers receive payment for having brought her good faith, reasonable claim for injury compensation.

Posted on: February 27, 2013

5th Annual Legal Training Conference for Parents, Attorneys, Professionals & Advocates

We are looking towards our fifth annual conference in Chicago during Autism One which will be held May 22-27, 2013 EBCALA is sponsoring several legal education sessions.

Posted on: February 24, 2013

Mary Holland’s Testimony at West Virginia Vaccine Exemption Hearing

Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today. My name is Mary Holland. I am a Research Scholar at New York University School of Law. I have been considering the problem of compulsory vaccination for several years.

Posted on: July 16, 2012

Who Decides If Children Are Vaccinated?

Watch EBCALA’s Communications Director Becky Estepp on Fox & Friends with Alisyn Camerota. Becky and pediatrician Alanna Levine debated who should decide if children are vaccinated: the states or parents?

Posted on: May 15, 2012

Co-Author of Lancet MMR-Autism Study Exonerated on All Charges of Professional Misconduct

Dr. John Walker-Smith, considered the father of pediatric gastroenterology, has today been restored to his much-deserved reputation of high esteem. His appeal of the U.K. General Medical Council’s 2010 decision to remove his license for serious professional misconduct has been quashed in its entirety. This decision raises questions about the validity of the 2010 GMC proceeding in general.

Posted on: March 07, 2012