Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Mississippi

Q: I need help in getting a vet malpractice suit strted

i have lots of details and one main one is the vet being under the influence

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Kristina M. Bergsten
Kristina M. Bergsten
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  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Denver, CO

A: In most states, you need what it called a "certificate of merit" to file a malpractice claim. Depending on the local rules, you can get it after you file the complaint, but there is a specific deadline by which you must file the certificate of merit. The certificate of merit requires certification from a veterinarian that you have a basis for a malpractice claim. A local animal attorney could help you out. You might want to try contacting Joey's legacy on Facebook to see if they can help you find a local animal attorney.

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