Vaccine, Vaccination, and Immunization Law (Bloomberg Law/AHLA 2018), by Brian Dean Abramson, with Peter O. Safir and John R. Thomas, is a legal treatise extensively addressing all major areas of the field of Vaccine Law, including:
- ¤ FDA oversight, enforcement, and regulation of the research and development process
- ¤ Public mandates, including mandatory child vaccinations, opposition, and the legal consequences of failure to vaccinate, as well as medical, religious, and philosophical exemptions
- ¤ State-by-state coverage of each jurisdiction’s common requirements and unique legal characteristics related to childhood and adult vaccinations, state exemptions, administration of vaccines, and isolation and quarantine matters
- ¤ Patent law elements important to securing and enforcing protection for vaccines, as well as other intellectual property protections such as trademark, trade secret, unfair competition, and copyright law
- ¤ Compensation for vaccine injuries under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP), injuries listed in the Vaccine Injury Table, jurisdictional prerequisites, filings, and substantive and post-judgment proceedings
- ¤ Injury claims outside the NVICP such as products liability, failure to warn, medical malpractice, punitive damages and more
- ¤ Reporting via the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), with specifics on who may or must report and what are reportable events
- ¤ Specific vaccines, mandated, unmandated, or in development, as well as other ingredients in vaccines Access to, and promotion of, vaccines, and funding and cost issues
Vaccine, Vaccination, and Immunization Law will be invaluable not only to lawyers and business professionals in the health care industry, but also to regulators, public health officials, and scientific researchers.
A second print edition will be forthcoming in late 2021 to early 2022.