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Law and Ethics

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
I see a geriatric dog with recent onset seizures that are not being controlled with anti-convulsant medications.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2003
Tampa, Fla.- As veterinary officials stymie a Colorado bill granting pet owners up to $100,000 for loss of companionship claims, nationwide debate concerning the legal status of pets brews. One by one, America's courts are considering emotional distress and wrongful death lawsuits as pet owners and trial lawyers attempt to raise the value of pets to more than property - a move promising to alter how the country practices and pays for veterinary care.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2003
Don't overlook disability and pension benefits; make sure you understand documents; legalese can short-circuit best intentions
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2003

The initial two articles in this series on associate employment contracts dealt primarily with legal details of the contract; contract periods, renewal provisions and other esoteric elements that are commonly ignored when a new associate is considering a job offer.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2003
Management of perianal fistula has been a challenge for pet owners and their veterinarian. Treatment has historically been surgical debridement combined with long courses of antibiotics.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2003

Pay close attention to deadlines, dates and expirations

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2003
There are a host of decisions and options facing newly graduating veterinary students as they work through their final year.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2002
Veterinarians who are preparing to enter into partnerships are usually thinking one main thought, "We are going to make such great money and I can't wait to be able to share the workload."
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2002

Second in a three-part series

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2002
DVM Newsmagazine readers who have seen my articles in the past know that as an attorney and business counselor, I am very conservative in recommending veterinary partnerships.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2002

As we mentioned last month, the best way to protect assets that have accumulated over a lifetime has a great deal to do with the perceived threats.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2002
As seasoned veterinary practitioners, we pretty much come to expect the unexpected.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002

Last time we reviewed a number of issues concerning situations where veterinarians and their local or state governments come into conflict.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002
Knowing how to 'work' muni government reaps rewards
Sep 01, 2001

In the first two articles in this series on non-competition contracts, we saw the extent to which failing to be specific or failing to be cautious can work to the disadvantage of both parties to such an agreement.