About the Author
Legal Lingo columnist Peter H. Tanella chairs Mandelbaum Barrett’s National Veterinary Law Center. He earned his JD from Quinnipiac University School of Law and served as a Deputy Attorney General with the New Jersey Attorney General Office, Division of Law. where he was general counsel to numerous state agencies. He has advised hundreds of veterinarians on practice acquisitions, sales, mergers, partnerships, joint ventures and associate buy-ins, the structuring of management service organizations, and the development of practice succession strategies. He can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
Written By This Author
Frequent communication, detailed job descriptions and all-encompassing employee handbooks put practice owners on firmer legal ground.
Pets can be injured — or worse — through sheer negligence or unforeseen events.
A New York court case serves as a cautionary tale about hospital protocols and client communication.