Veterinary Malpractice Lawyers

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What Is Veterinary Malpractice?

Veterinary malpractice is the failure of a veterinarian to meet the standard of care, which results in some injury to the animal the veterinarian is treating. However, the injury must go beyond the animal and extend to the owner.   

What Is the Standard of Care?

The standard of care is the level of care that would be expected of a veterinarian of ordinary skill and experience.

My Pet Is Injured, How Can I Prove There Was Veterinary Malpractice?

To prove that your pet was the victim of veterinary malpractice, you must be able to show three things:

What Kinds of Defenses Can a Veterinarian Raise in Response to a Malpractice Claim?

Veterinarians have several defenses available to them. The most common are:

Should I Consult a Lawyer?

If you believe you have been the victim of veterinary malpractice, you may wish to hire a malpractice lawyer. An experienced malpractice lawyer will be able to evaluate your case and offer you advice. If you have a strong case, a malpractice lawyer will be able to represent you in court and ensure your rights are represented.

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Last Modified: 06-16-2014 03:50 PM PDT

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