The death of
a pet is a distressing time for a family. And if death or debilitating injury to
a pet results from a veterinarian’s mistake, the grieving owner has reason to
The resulting judgement may only involve the
replacement cost of the animal—a negligible sum, especially if the pet is
older. On the other hand, service animals can include the cost of training,
which can amount to tens of thousands of dollars.
These suits require a vet to shell out for their
defense or simply settle. Some states now allow adding mental distress and loss
of companionship to the list of damages—which can get spotty depending on your
To help protect veterinarians, Travelers offers a
veterinarians professional liability coverage as one of the
popular options under its Office
Pac - Travelers Select business owners policy product.
coverage options include:
- Accountants endorsement
- Lawyers endorsement
- Medical and dental office endorsement
- Eating establishment endorsement
- Spoilage coverage
- Bailee's customers goods coverage
Office Pac is available for Big "I"
Markets member agents in all states except AK, FL, HI, LA,
RI and TX.