Rabies liability: Is your practice protected?
On World Rabies Day, September 28, join AVMA Axon and the AVMA Trust for a live webinar outlining how to ensure your veterinary practice is legally…
Liability premiums unchanged in 2013
The AVMA PLIT announced this past October that annual premium rates ... will remain unchanged for the 2013 policy year.
Cybercrime a potential liability for clinics
Ransomware, phishing, and other forms of cyberattack are projected to cost businesses $6 trillion annually by 2021, according to
Professional Liability Insurance Trust Board of Trustees
The AVMA Professional Liability Insurance Trust was established by the Association in 1962 to provide professional liability malpractice insurance…
VFD liability concerns addressed by AVMA PLIT resource
If your veterinary patients include any food animal species – even those kept as pets – the AVMA PLIT has tips to help you avoid potential liability…
Potential Impact of Expanded Liability on Veterinary Health Care
The crisis in delivery of human health care should not be allowed to spill into delivery of care for animals. Medical liability adds billions
The human-animal bond: A legal liability for veterinarians?
Civil and criminal codes pertaining to animals are evolving.
AVMA leaders discuss potential legal liability of student, volunteer work
House of Delegates also talks about cannabis, telehealth
Rate decreases for liability insurance premiums planned for 2012
Some veterinarians could save hundreds of dollars on their professional liability insurance premiums next year.
AVMA opposes reduced liability for bird deaths, favors drug fees
The AVMA opposes a legislative amendment that would remove liability for energy companies that unintentionally kill migratory birds.
Licensure, liability and workers compensation coverage for veterinarians and veterinary technicians responding to declared emergencies out of state
AVMA encourages interstate recognition of licenses issued to veterinarians and credentials issued to veterinary technicians officially responding to…
Federal veterinarians deliver thousands of COVID vaccines
Veterinarians were among members of federal teams of health professionals deployed earlier this year to Wisconsin and Kentucky to vaccinate thousands…
Cybersecurity for veterinary practices
With preparation and prevention, veterinary practices can safeguard client and patient data and have a plan in place to respond quickly when bad…
California veterinarian going to the Olympics, then prison
A federal judge in May sentenced Dr. Jack Ray Snyder, a former University of California-Davis veterinary faculty member, to six months in prison and…
Veterinary students, faculty members administer COVID-19 vaccines
A number of veterinary students, residents, and faculty and staff members at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine were trained to…
Veterinarian named in settlement over human knee surgeries
The University of Missouri reportedly agreed to pay $16.2 million to settle several lawsuits earlier this year over a knee surgery procedure developed…
Veterinarians as COVID-19 vaccinators
Understand the conditions that must be met for veterinarians and veterinary students to administer COVID-19 vaccines to people and for liability…
Veterinarians as COVID-19 vaccinators: What you need to know
The federal government's plans to expand the pool of qualified personnel eligible to administer vaccines will include veterinarians and veterinary…
Veterinarians help with COVID-19 vaccine delivery
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has deployed federal veterinarians to help with the COVID-19 vaccine delivery effort. Several states have begun to…
Honoring COVID-19 veterinary responders
Veterinary professionals across the nation have risen to meet COVID-19 challenges, serving patients and clients with innovation, creativity, and…
CDC recommends veterinarians be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines
As rollout continues, APHIS deploys veterinarians to help with the vaccination effort, some states consider having private practitioners help…
Military to track combat injuries in working dogs
A military spending bill passed by Congress at the start of the new year includes provisions that will improve the health and welfare of military…
2020 HOD resolutions and bylaw amendments
2020 HOD resolutions and bylaw amendments
Making sense of genetic disease in dogs and cats
Understanding genetic disease in mixed-breed and purebred dogs and cats can bring about more effective treatments and better client service, says…
Practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19
Learn about practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19, including employer obligations and liability.