Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD
Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD is president of the Associates in Veterinary Law P.C., which provides legal and consulting services exclusively to veterinarians. He can be reached via e-mail at [email protected] Dr. Allen serves on dvm360 magazine's Editorial Advisory Board.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2013
Arm yourself with an ally when negotiating your employment terms.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 01, 2013
You could land yourself in a messy situation if you don't check out all environmental factors on that perfect piece of real estate for your veterinary clinic.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2012
Don't let careless omissions or missed rule-outs stand in the way of thorough veterinary documentation.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2012
Veterinary employers would benefit from adopting the sunshiny practices of labor unions and government.
Letter of the Law: Once bitten, twice shy – the best way for your veterinary clinic to handle pet restraint
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2012
Use these five legal guidelines at your veterinary practice in the daily effort to prevent a lawsuit while simultaneously protecting your staff and your wallet.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2012
At least until you've familiarized yourself with your state veterinary practice acts. You're responsible for knowing and following the laws that regulate other health professions – not just veterinary clinics.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2012
When you feel like you're constantly trudging through your day, a change in careers might be a refreshing solution. But if you decide to get out of veterinary practice ownership and sell – be prepared.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 01, 2012
Neither new graduates nor boarded specialists should suffer with boilerplate contract language.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2012
When veterinarians' caseloads are reduced, noncompete agreements can impose crippling restrictions.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 01, 2012
These three stumbling blocks must be fully understood before veterinary practice owner and associate sign on
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 01, 2012
I love to watch TV, but I'm starting to get tired of the distractions.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2012
Keep business paperwork on a short leash, or you may find your LLC or corporation is out of your control
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 01, 2012
As I write this, litigation is taking place in Texas that brings the issue of damages from "Pain and suffering" back to the front burner of animal law.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2011
Uncle Sam is stepping up efforts to investigate payroll-tax fraud. Don't let your veterinary practice get tangled up in a mess.