JOHN and JANE DOE 94 as parents and natural guardians of\ CHILD DOE 94 Petitioners v. SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Respondent.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Damages decision based on stipulation;
v. hepatitis A, varicella;
On October 4, 2010, the parties filed the attached stipulation, in which they agreed to settle
this case and described the settlement terms. Petitioners alleged that CHILD DOE 94 suffered from significant aggravation of CHILD DOE 94’s obsessive-compulsive disorder (“OCD”)
following his hepatitis A and varicella vaccinations. Respondent denies that CHILD DOE 94’s
significant aggravation of his OCD was caused in fact by the vaccinations. Nonetheless, the
parties agreed to resolve this matter informally. The court hereby adopts the parties= said
stipulation, attached hereto, and awards compensation in the amount and on the terms set forth
Pursuant to the stipulation, the court awards:
a. a lump sum of $225,000.00 in the form of a check made payable to petitioners as
guardians/conservators of CHILD DOE 94’s estate; and
b. a lump sum of $35,000.00 in the form of a check made payable to petitioners for
past out-of-pocket medical expenses.