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Well, interestingly enough, it was created in 1988 because there started to be a lot of lawsuits against manufacturers and it was kind of a – the effect was that so many lawsuits, manufacturers actually stopped manufacturing vaccines. And the federal government felt like it was important to intervene so that manufacturers wouldn’t stop administering vaccines, people wouldn’t be able to get vaccines, and we’d obviously have a huge health crisis. So, that’s why it was started.
Minneapolis Medical Malpractice and Civil Litigation Attorney, Kathleen Loucks, discusses why the NVICP was created.