Valuation in Veterinary Malpractice

76 Pages Posted: 16 Sep 2007

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Rebecca J. Huss

Valparaiso University Law School

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Huss, Rebecca J., Valuation in Veterinary Malpractice. Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1013573

Rebecca J. Huss (Contact Author)

Valparaiso University Law School ( email )

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