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From CBS NEws February 22, 2011. Justice Kennedy Ruled in favor of Pharmaceutical giant Wyeth and against the Bruesewitz family.
The Supreme Court today gave vaccine manufacturers greater protection from lawsuits by parents who say vaccinations harmed their children, ruling that Congress had blocked those types of claims against drug makers.
In a 6-2 decision, the justices said Congress had effectively shut the courthouse door to these lawsuits in 1986, when it created a special vaccine court designed to compensate victims of vaccine injuries.