What Makes for a Valid Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

Medical malpractice is, unfortunately, the third leading cause of death in the United States, claiming over 250,000 lives each year. It comes to little surprise that tens of thousands of medical malpractice lawsuits are filed[…]

Top 3 Benefits of Hiring a Legal Nursing Consultant

As an attorney, you have many responsibilities to attend to pursue a successful case. Attorneys who take on medical-related legal cases in particular often receive complex cases that require the careful attention of a medical[…]

Tips for Interpreting Medical Terminology

Can you define thrombophlebitis without referencing a dictionary? How about retrocardial or subcutaneous? Many attorneys struggle to interpret medical terminology when handling medical-legal cases. With a basic understanding of how root words work together with[…]

3 Considerations for Hiring a Legal Nurse Consultant

There are many good reasons to consider working with a qualified legal nurse consultant on your next personal injury case. From screening cases for merit to deciphering convoluted medical records and even finding experts to[…]

The Talcum Powder (Ovarian Cancer) Lawsuit

The term cancer has never ceased to send a shiver down our spines, there are so many factors that can cause cancer, but repeated court filings have brought to light a new carcinogen that we[…]

The Advantages of an LNC Over a Paralegal or MD

Many registered nurses with a passion for legal matters choose to become certified legal nurse consultants. Often, this career choice provides the nurse with more benefits and greater opportunities. In turn, the role of a[…]

Best Practices for Handling Electronic Medical Records

An attorney sifting through multiple documents may struggle to keep track of and interpret printed electronic medical records. Printed medical records can take up hundreds of pages and may be difficult to organize, yet they[…]