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Attorney Information:
The Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant

The parameter of the legal nurse consultant may include, but are not limited to:
* Educating attorneys and others involved in the legal process concerning health care facts and issues of a case or claim
* Reviewing, summarizing and analyzing medical records and other pertinent documents and comparing and correlating them to the allegations
* Assessing issues of damages and causation
* Indentifying, locating, evaluating and conferring with expert witnesses
* Facilitating communications and thus strategizing with the legal professional for successful resolutions between parties involved in health care related litigation or other medical-legal or health care legal matters
* Interviewing witnesses and parties pertinent to the healthcare issues in collaboration with legal professionals
* Developing collaborative case strategies with those practicing within the legal system
* Providing support during discovery, depositions, trial and other legal proceedings
* Insurance companies
* Hospital risk management departments
* As self-employed practitioners
* Acting as liason between the legal and health care communities, and other professionals.

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The primary role of the legal nurse consultant is to evaluate, analyze and render informed opinions of the delivery of health care and the resulting outcomes.

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