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Legal Nurse Consulting

The Karring Group now offers Legal Nurse Consulting. This is the application of knowledge acquired during the course of professional nursing education, training, and standard of care, causation, damages, and other medically related issues in cases or claims. 

It also is the application of additional knowledge acquired through education and experience regarding applicable legal standards and/or strategy to the evaluation of medical-legal cases or claims. 

It involves critical analysis of healthcare records and medical literature, relevant legal documents, and other information pertinent to the evaluation and resolution of cases or claims. 

It ultimately results in the development of case-specific work products and opinions for use by legal professionals or agencies handling cases or claims.

Let The Karring Group's Certified Legal Nurse Consultant represent you today!

What Does a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Do?

Collecting, organizing, and analyzing healthcare records, medical literature, standards, and guidelines 

Identifying record tampering, omissions, and contradictions 

Preparing chronology and/or summary of medical events 

Interviewing witnesses about the medically related case or claim 

Evaluating cases for one or more of the four elements of a medically related tort claim (duty, breach of duty, damages, and causation) 

Evaluating the merit or defensibility of a medically related case or claim 

Educating attorneys and others about the clinical facts and issues in a medically related case or claim 

Identifying, evaluating, and conferring with expert witnesses 

Serving as liaison to clients, parties, experts, and/or other witnesses 

Drafting medical portions of legal documents 
Collaborating with the legal team on case strategy

Assisting with the adjudication of a medical-legal case or claim 

Testifying as a nurse expert or fact witness

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Why Hire A Legal Nurse Consultant?

Experience – The legal nurse consultant has an extensive background of clinical experience, which includes interpretation of medical records, documents, and medical-legal issues.

 

Resourcefulness –The legal nurse consultant possesses a network of medical and professional resources and contacts.

 

Knowledge – The legal nurse consultant has a thorough understanding of medical issues and trends related to the total litigation process. The legal nurse consultant can customize the case for the attorney, the client, and the jury.