Q: want to know what i can do to have my vet bills reimbursed and vet program cancelled dr ordered unecessary treatments
A: If you want to claim that your vet bills should be reimbursed, you will need to find another veterinarian to examine the records of the first and give you a detailed declaration, under penalty of perjury, that the first veterinarian's treatment was below the standard of care (i.e., that no reasonable veterinarian would have ordered those treatments). Your expert veterinarian will need to specify exactly which treatments were below the standard of care and why. You can then sue the first veterinarian in Small Claims for a refund. You can received a Judgment of up to $10k. It will likely cost you a couple thousand dollars, at least, to have a veterinarian do this work for you. After you have spent that money, there is no guarantee that another veterinarian will agree that the work was below the standard of care. Further, in Small Claims, there is no guarantee that the Judge will agree with your new veterinarian, after hearing testimony from the veterinarian you are suing.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.