SPLNC legal nurse consultants are advanced, medical-legal experts. They assist attorneys and their staff by analyzing medical records and creating supporting reports for medically-related cases. They have extensive and ongoing professional training, proven skills and necessary experience. SPLNC simplifies and eases case-loads that involve Personal Injury, Toxic Torts and Environment, and/or Negligence. SPLNC also provides support to attorneys for Worker’s Compensation, Product Liability and any case where health, illness or injury is the core or an important component of a legal matter.
An advanced legal nurse consultant is one who is recognized, and in good standing, by the International & American Association of the Legal Nurse IndustryCMM. It is imperative to have an advanced legal nurse consultant to provide services to review and report on notes, files, documents and other reports from healthcare providers. For both state and Federal compliance and work-product efficiency, there are critical steps involving patient care that can be essential to the successful outcome of a case. Often it starts in the emergency room, and involves anesthesia, cardiology, dialysis, gastroenterology, IV therapy whether in or out of an Operating Room, SPLNC provides trained, experience analysis and develops necessary reports on the implications.
Beyond treatment review is the investigation and reporting on case management, which may include pre-existing conditions that are not evident in records produced by one or more healthcare providers. Especially in geriatric cases, whether analyzing recent past, or years old records, SPLNC ensures that data relevant to home healthcare, prior hospice treatment, and/or genetics are considered and included. These records can play an important part in the holistic scope of the matter being litigated.
SPLNC looks closely at the follow-on treatments, including post-operative wound-care, rehabilitation, implications to occupational health accommodations, and other after-care records. SPLNC reports may include examination of plastic and reconstructive surgery regardless of purpose, and treatment for any needs that might impact public health.
In sum, SPLNC legal nurse consultants provide in-depth knowledge of medical nursing and healthcare related subjects to ensure attorneys and their office staff are better prepared and more efficient. While the above is a comprehensive list, there are additional services that SPLNC can provide, beginning with interpreting existing data to helping prepare questions for depositions/interrogatories.