42 U.S.C. § 300aa-10 - Establishment of program

Cite as:42 U.S.C. § 300aa-10
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-135 (03/26/2020)

(a) Program established

There is established the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program to be administered by the Secretary under which compensation may be paid for a vaccine-related injury or death.

(b) Attorney's obligation

It shall be the ethical obligation of any attorney who is consulted by an individual with respect to a vaccine-related injury or death to advise such individual that compensation may be available under the program 1 for such injury or death.

(c) Publicity

The Secretary shall undertake reasonable efforts to inform the public of the availability of the Program.

1 So in original. Probably should be capitalized.

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