Our Certified Legal Nurse Consultants are experienced Registered Nurses who combine their expertise as health care professionals with specialized legal training to consult on medically related legal cases. The medical profession is filled with complex jargon and treatment requirements containing nuances that many in the legal profession may not fully understand. We translate those concepts and educate our clients as we render expert advice and informed opinions to our clients based on our examination of medical records and other documents pertaining to the case.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Medical Case Screening for Merit
Our Legal Nurse Consultants will review medical records to determine if it seems that liability and damages exist to warrant pursuing the case further.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Defining Deviations from/Adherences to Standards of Care
From medical malpractice to nursing home negligence cases our Legal Nurse Consultants will examine medical records and the treatment rendered to a patient in order to help determine what might be considered a deviation from the acceptable standard of care and what might be considered to be treatment rendered within the applicable standard of care.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Assessment of Alleged Damages/Injuries and Contributing Factors
Our Legal Nurse Consultants will make an assessment of damages and/or injuries alleged to have been caused by a particular incident. They will address any outside factors that may have contributed to the injury or damages. They are able to help determine what impact, if any, a pre-existing condition may have played in a particular case.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Organization of Medical Records
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can organize your medical records to make everything easy and intuitive.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Summary/Interpretation of Medical Records
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can summarize and interpret medical records so that you can easily understand the treatment rendered. They can provide a thorough and comprehensive summary that is still concise and easy to follow.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Identification of Potential Defendants
In serious personal injury cases and other complex cases such as medical malpractice, product liability, pharmaceutical litigation and nursing home negligence, our Legal Nurse Consultants can help you identify potential defendants and/or third party defendants or contributors.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Identification of Potential Defenses
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can help you identify and frame potential defenses and can help identify other potentially responsible parties.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Medical Literature Search and Integration into Case Analysis
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can perform a comprehensive medical literature search pertinent to your case and cohesively integrate the search findings into a relevant case analysis, showing you how the literature supports and/or harms your case.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Identification and Review of Pertinent Medical Records, Hospital Policies and Procedures and other Essential Documents and Tangible Items
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can identify, review and comment authoritatively on any number of medical evidentiary issues that may arise in your case.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Analysis and Comparison of Expert Witness Reports
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can review expert witness reports and identify strengths and weaknesses, as well as compare and contrast significant points in the reports from both sides.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Communication with Potential Testifying Experts
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can identify the necessary experts, secure them on your behalf and act as a liaison who speaks the languages of both the medical and legal communities.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Assist in Preparation of Interrogatories
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can help you prepare interrogatories and/or responses to interrogatories. This is particularly helpful with complex medical-legal issues that arise in so many cases.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Assist in Exhibit Preparation
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can help you prepare timelines, chronologies, charts, anatomical drawings, photos and a variety of other exhibits. Med-Law Connection also has a team of graphic artists and information technology experts available to assist in this process.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Preparation of Deposition or Trial Examination Questions (Cross and Direct) and Witnesses
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can help you prepare your questions for deposition or trial examination, as well as help interview, consult and prepare your clients and other witnesses to undergo deposition or trial examination.
Legal Nurse Consulting – Review, Analysis and Summary of Deposition
Our Legal Nurse Consultants can abstract your deposition transcripts for you, providing an insightful and comprehensive summary and analysis.
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