Owning a Veterinarian business as with any other Healthcare provider exposes you and your employees to liability claims.

Owning a Veterinarian business as with any other Healthcare provider exposes you and your employees to liability claims. It is essential you and your practice are protected with a professional Veterinarian Insurance policy.
Remember Pet owners are just as likely to sue for malpractice as human patients. Sadly there are also some unscrupulous people who will file fake or fraudulent claims looking for a cash payout.

As a business owner you are also liable for your employees safety and actions and like any business owner you need to protect yourself and your practice from potential accidents, injuries.

The risks associated with a Veterinarian Practice are unique and general commercial Insurance will not cover you for pet related liability. You need a specific Veterinarian Insurance policy with Veterinarian Liability Coverage.

Liability risks for Veterinarians:

  • Negligence in the care of an animal
  • Negligence whilst using diagnostic tools
  • Negligence during consultations within the practice
  • Failure in diagnosing and treating illnesses
  • Prescribing wrong medicine or treatment to animal
  • Professional Liability (malpractice)
  • Student Liability
  • Veterinary License Defense
General commercial Insurance will not cover you for pet related liability you need a specific Veterinarian Insurance policy with Veterinarian Liability Coverage.

There are specialist Insurance providers who understand the veterinary industry including all possible claims you need to be covered for including;

  • Animal coverage
  • Commercial auto insurance
  • Employee benefits
  • Equipment breakdown insurance
  • General liability insurance
  • Medical supplies coverage
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Insurance
  • Veterinary General Liability
  • Workers Compensation
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