Valuation in Veterinary Malpractice
76 Pages Posted: 16 Sep 2007
This article begins with a description of veterinarians and the status of veterinary malpractice. Next, the article considers the elements and key issues involved in veterinary malpractice. The article then analyzes the current law relating to damages available in veterinary malpractice suits. Finally this paper considers whether the way current damage calculations are being made is apprpriate and advocates the the adoption of statutory provisions allowing capped non-economic damages in these cases.
Keywords: Animal Law, Veterinary Law, Malpractice, Legislation
JEL Classification: Z00
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