Zach Hermsen Interviewed Following Victory in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Attorney Zach Hermsen was interviewed for an article on Reuters.com after his victory in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. In a case of first impression, the Federal Circuit agreed with Zach and held that the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program's three-year statute of limitations may be subject to equitable tolling when a petitioner's mental incapacity causes or contributes to the petitioner's delay in retaining an attorney to pursue a Vaccine Act claim.
He represented the petitioner in K.G. v. Secretary of Health and Human Services, No. 2019-1690 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 6, 2020). Click link for the Opinion.
Hermsen is admitted to the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. and represents petitioners in the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP). The NVICP is a no-fault compensation program that compensates eligible persons for damages related to the administration of, or side effects from, certain NVICP-covered vaccines.
Read the article on Reuters.com.