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Professional Indemnity
It shouldn't happen to a vet ...
  1. John Tindall

    John Tindall is a claims consultant for the Veterinary Defence Society. He was elected an honorary fellow of the RCVS at its annual general meeting on July 5 this year.


ANY allegation of veterinary negligence can cause irritation and stress to the practitioner directly involved and can also affect people involved only indirectly, especially if the allegation is unjustified. The practitioner, his or her colleagues, support staff within the practice and family may all be affected even when the outcome of a case was successful and a professional reputation was cleared. The case described here demonstrates the kinds of problem that can arise.

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