Notice of Proposed Amendments to Rules

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 2071(b) and 2503(b), the United States Court of Federal Claims hereby provides notice that it proposes to amend its rules and invites public comment on the proposed amendments.

For more information, please see the Official Notice.

Updated Scheduled Matters

Beginning Tuesday, February 20, 2024, the court's daily schedule will be available through an automated link.

Voices of Democracy

Law Day 2024

Law Day 2024 will be on Wednesday, May 15 at 12:00 p.m. at The Willard. The theme is "Voices of Democracy" and our speaker will be Paul M. Smith. Mr. Smith is a Professor of Law at Georgetown and the Senior Vice President of the non partisan Campaign Legal Center.

Event Registration

Updated Fee Schedule

The Fee Schedule for the United States Court of Federal Claims has been updated effective 12/1/2023.

For more information, please see the Announcement.

Message From the Chief Special Master

On behalf of the seven other special masters and staff attorneys, law clerks, and administrative staff who make up the Office of Special Masters, welcome! The Vaccine Program, as it is colloquially known, came into existence more than 30 years ago after an Act of Congress, and seeks to provide an expedited and fair means of adjudicating claims that a vaccine has caused an injury. Like the Court of Federal Claims itself, we at “OSM” are always mindful of our role as a tribunal that exists to permit citizens to bring claims against the United States. In the effort to ensure that all Vaccine Act claims receive fair consideration, we ultimately seek to serve the petitioners who bring these claims. Read more. For Chief Special Master Corcoran’s biography, please click here.

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