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Legal Nurse Consultant 2016-12-09T07:15:04+00:00

LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT

At VP Medical Consulting, our Legal Nurse Consultants are highly-skilled registered nurses who utilize their training as a health care provider to consult with attorneys on medical related cases.

A Legal Nurse Consultant is trained to assist attorney with interpreting medical records, understanding medical terminology, as well as healthcare issues to achieve the best results for their clients.

With more hands on experience with medical records, a legal nurse consultant has more experience than any other medical provider dealing with that astonishing amount of information contained within medical documentation. A Legal Nurse Consultant is well suited to deliver critical analysis of health care facts and concerns in medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, workers’ compensation and more.

Having a VP Medical Legal Nurse Consultant as a member of your litigation team, is the asset that you need to achieve a fair and just outcome for all parties involved.

VP Medical Consulting’s Legal Nurse Consultants possess the following expertise:

Medical Record Analysis

Identify and locate medical records

Review, interpret, translate and summarize medical records, hospital policies and procedures and other related medical documents

Identify adherence to or deviation from the standard of care

Case Support

Analyze and define any medical issues in a case

Analyze and verify research studies relied upon by all parties

Research like medical conditions in other legal cases

Analyze and project future medical needs and costs

Medical Liason

Interview plaintiff and defense clients, key witnesses and experts

Consult with healthcare providers, other consultants and service providers

Attend Independent Medical Examinations (IME’s/DME’s)

Expert Testimony and Witness Preparation

Identify types of experts needed to testify

Locate, interview and secure potential expert witnesses

Serve as an expert witness

Discovery and Court Preparation

Analyze and summarize depositions and past testimony

Attend courtroom proceedings when relevant

Produce detailed and demonstrative reports, summaries, charts and graphs

Assist in resolution of cases through alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation