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…
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 the Cisco and…
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…
Rate decreases for liability insurance premiums planned for 2012
Some veterinarians could save hundreds of dollars on their professional liability insurance premiums next year.
The human-animal bond: A legal liability for veterinarians?
Civil and criminal codes pertaining to animals are evolving.
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.
AVMA leaders discuss potential legal liability of student, volunteer work
House of Delegates also talks about cannabis, telehealth
Licensure, liability and workers' compensation coverage for veterinarians and veterinary technicians responding to declared emergencies out of state
AVMA encourages interstate recognition of licenses/credentials of veterinarians/veterinary technicians officially responding to state-declared…
AVMA PLIT transforms brand, expands outreach
The AVMA PLIT recently conducted a research study of its policyholders and other AVMA members to gain insights into their liability and business…
PLIT gets new liaison
The new ex officio trustee to the AVMA Professional Liability Insurance Trust is Dr. Rosemary J. LoGiudice
New PLIT resources aim to help members, veterinary students
Veterinarians now have 24/7 access to information when they’re faced with a potential or actual professional liability insurance claim or veterinary…
New York enacts Good Samaritan law for veterinarians
New York Gov. George Pataki on Oct. 7 signed into law a measure that protects veterinarians from liability
Reporting laws suggest need for abuse standards
The statute protects veterinarians from civil or criminal liability when they alert authorities to an animal they suspect has been inhumanely treated
Whether you’re looking for health insurance, life insurance, liability insurance, or other coverage for yourself, your family and your business, the…
Gray-Walker named CEO of AVMA Trust
The AVMA Trust family, which provides professional liability insurance, life insurance, and other coverage through AVMA PLIT and AVMA Life,
Addressing the role of veterinary medicine in human health care following catastrophes involving mass human casualty
AVMA encourages authorities to address licensing, liability, policy and other issues to adequately recognize and validate the opportunity and benefits…
Veterinarians push against restriction of ketamine
The AVMA and many members have submitted comments emphasizing the importance of access to ketamine ahead of a review by a World Health Organization…
AVMA Life, AVMA PLIT unifying under umbrella trust
More than 65,000 AVMA members have professional liability insurance, life insurance, or other coverage through the AVMA PLIT and AVMA Life—but most of…
Speakers invited for 2014 AVMA convention
The AVMA is seeking proposals from veterinary professionals and other individuals who would like to present a session at the
Help for those in the path of disasters
Wildfires are raging across the western United States, and hurricanes continue to threaten the Gulf Coast and southern states. The AVMF is responding…
Small animal veterinarians may come under scrutiny for antimicrobial use
Antimicrobial use by small animal veterinarians may come under scrutiny by governmental agencies and the public
Veterinary Economics Strategy Committee
The Veterinary Economics Strategy Committee advises on the broad scope of economic issues affecting veterinary medicine.
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You're liable to read this Like the zoonotic and public health issues that cross human and veterinary borderlines,…
AVMA Congressional Science Fellows named
In late August, the AVMA announced that Drs. Matthew Doyle of Plymouth, Mich.; Reid Harvey of Gaithersburg, Md.; and Richard Smilie of Stayton, Ore.,…