WHAT IS A LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT (L.N.C.)?

Why do you need at Legal Nurse Consultant? 

A Legal Nurse Consultant is a Licensed Registered Nurse Specialist who has attained a specialized level of education and training which combines their nursing expertise with legal knowledge in order to assist attorneys with their medical legal issues. 

With the rate of medical litigation cases on the rise, and case complexity increasing due to more medical specialties being developed, Legal Nurse Consultants are being depended upon to bring their knowledge and experience to the legal community. An experienced registered nurse with specialized paralegal training can bring you valuable clinical expertise and medical knowledge.

 

A Legal Nurse Consultant has medical knowledge and background pertinent to the inner workings of the health care system and may discover key aspects of a case that of which a paralegal may not have knowledge.

 

With Health care's rapidly changing pace, many legal practices are utilizing the knowledge of a LNC to keep a competitive edge.

 

Legal Nurse Consultants participate in both plaintiff and defense cases and are professionals committed to uphold ethical and confidentiality standards. Many LNC's specialize in civil cases involving personal injury from auto accidents, work injury, and other incidents resulting from negligence of others. Because much of this type of litigation involves bodily injury, nurses become extremely valuable assets to the legal team.

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