What is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC)?
A certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC) is a registered nurse who has completed the CLNC Certification Program and has attained specialized knowledge beyond the nursing degree. A CLNC is trained to identify and interpret medical and nursing issues is cases involving health, illness, injury, or any case relating medical issues to litigation.
How does aCertified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC) help me?
Your legal knowledge and our know-how of the health care industry helps assure that your practice is using it's dollars most efficiently and effectively when litigating medical issues. As CLNC consultants on your litigation team, we bring cost-effective knowledge you need to discover all available, pertinent information in the medical records and how they apply to your cases. With us you'll use your firm’s valuable time and money wisely, freeing you up to take on more clients. Your firm will benefit from these case winning services...
Organize medical records into manageable files
Screen cases for merit to prevent wasted time on non-meritorious cases
Conduct extensive medical and nursing literature searches based on authoritative sources
Identify deviations and/or adherences to the Standards of Care in place at the time of the incident
Prepare detailed time lines of of the medical events involved in a case
Interpret and analyze information in the medical records and develop brief opinion reports and/or comprehensive summary reports
Identify potential defendants
Prepare deposition and trial examination questions (direct or cross)
Prepare interrogatories and requests for production
Assess the alleged damages and/or injuries and identify factors that caused or contributed to the injuries
Identify tampering of the medical records
Attend independent medical examinations and provide detailed written reports