Professional Liability


Forsberg & Umlauf’s Veterinary Malpractice Group provides skilled representation of veterinary care professionals, including veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants and veterinary care facilities.

We represent veterinary care professionals in state disciplinary matters and in legal actions alleging malpractice. Our litigation practice encompasses all areas of veterinary malpractice defense including:

  • Veterinary negligence
  • Wrongful death
  • Lack of informed consent
  • Prescription or medication error
  • Veterinary facility  negligence (e.g., negligent training, hiring, credentialing)
  • Licensing /credentialing issues

Representative Matters

Our attorneys have secured dismissals in ten of the last fifteen complaints filed with the Department of Health alleging improper veterinary care.

Our litigation team secured the dismissal of a lawsuit against our client in a case where the plaintiff alleged that her horse was wrongfully euthanized.