Practice Management - Liability

LiabilityThere are a number of things pediatricians should know to properly administer vaccines and reduce liability risks.








Parental Refusal to Vaccinate

Click here for office resources to help you address parental hesitancy about vaccination.


Vaccine Information Statements


Strategies to Reduce Liability


Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) is a no-fault alternative to the traditional tort system for resolving vaccine injury claims. The VICP covers all vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for routine administration to children. (Exit Site)


Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) collects and analyzes information from reports of adverse events following immunization. The AAP and VAERS remind healthcare professionals to report adverse events following any vaccination...even if you are not sure a vaccine was the cause! (Exit Site)


AAP Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management

Last Updated: 2/24/13

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