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Legal Nurse Consulting: 10 Real Case Samples By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $19.99
Real Legal Nurse Consulting medical malpractice or personal injury sample case summaries from an actively practicing in-house LNC of 13 years. Whether you are undecided if Legal Nurse Consulting is... More > for you, a new LNC or practicing Legal Nurse, these case work-ups will help you see how to properly review any potential medical malpractice or personal injury case in preparation for an attorney. Some cases may have medical negligence, but no damages. Other cases may have damages, but no deviation from the standard of care. I have also reviewed cases where there was negligence and damages but the attorney decided not to take the case. These sample cases will show you the different factors and variables you must address when reviewing any potential negligence cases.< Less
Legal Nurse Report Writing Basics By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $19.99
As an in-house legal nurse consultant for 14 years, I have come across many case scenarios. Because each case was different, each of my reports were also different. I have included some of my... More > actual sample reports that will give you the information you need to help construct your reports for your attorney. I have included cases with short narratives, long narratives, tables, timelines and ongoing record reviews. You will see the difference on how to write a review for an attorney on cases you do not think are worthwhile and which ones are, and why. You will see various different styles to help you prepare a great review for the attorney.< Less
Legal Nurse Consulting Marketing Tips By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $5.99
One of the most frequently asked questions I receive as an experienced Legal Nurse Consultant is how can you land that first job? Marketing is difficult especially when there are hundreds of nurses... More > doing the same thing as you. Many nurses just went thru the same or similiar course as you and are making the same promotional packet and marketing tactics as you. The problem is, you are all doing it the same way because that is what a course taught you. Nothing you are sending to the attorneys stands out. You have to think outside the box. Your professional packets and brochures need to stand out, not look like the rest of them. You need to include items that the attorney would like to keep around the office. You need to provide them with case samples that are different so they will want to keep them around. In this publication, I tried giving you some ideas when marketing to attorneys that may help you land that first case or get additional cases.< Less
Legal Nurse Common Legal Phrases In Reports By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $4.99
When evaluating records for deviations from the standard of care, you would like to use the legal phrases to show exactly where the negligence occurred. In this publication, I included the... More > "Failed to", "Negligently" and "Delayed in", terminology that both I and attorneys have used over the past 14 years in our reports or legal documents. This 10 page publication includes phrases used where there was physician, nursing, doctor office or consult negligence.< Less
Legal Nurse Consulting: Finding And Working With Experts By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $6.99
Locating expert witnesses might be one of the hardest parts of being a Legal Nurse Consultant. This document shows you how to find an expert, how to research an expert, how to stay away from an... More > expert, how to challenge an expert and how to deal with an expert once you found them. It also shows you where NOT to find an expert. It shows you how to research an expert prior to giving name to an attorney. It shows you how to maintain your credibility when referring an expert. It shows you what mistakes you do not want to make when finding an expert. Finding quality experts is tough, unless you know what to look for. This publication will give you some tips and tricks I have learned over the past 14 years as a Legal Nurse Consultant when trying to find expert witnesses.< Less
Learn The Legal Theory By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $4.99
To start your journey into Legal Nurse Consulting, you must first learn the four basic elements of a malpractice or negligence case. If all four of the elements are not met, there is no case. This... More > 11 page booklet will easily teach you the legal theory and how to apply it when evaluating potential negligence claims.< Less
Why Cases Are Turned Down By An Attorney By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $9.99
There are cases where there was gross negligence, but the case was turned down. Why? When doing your initial review, you need to identify any weakness in the case. This eBook is 53 pages long and... More > filled with actual cases I reviewed and an explanation of why the attorney did not pursue each case. It will show you many reasons why cases are not worth pursuing and what you MUST put in your initial reports. In this economy and with many firms down-sizing or folding, you can be a real asset and money saver for an attorney. Don't have them chase a case that is going to cost them more money than what it is worth. After reading these case studies, you will begin thinking and reviewing cases like a well seasoned Legal Nurse Consultant.< Less
Independent (IME) or Defense Medical Exams (DME) By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $6.99
This is another fantastic way for Legal Nurses to market themselves. Attending Independent Medical Exams (IME's) or Defense Medical Exams (DME's) can help the attorney and their case. These exams... More > are usually set up by defense counsel to see if a client really does have the injuries claimed in the suit. This document informs you all about the medical exams, what you should do and not do. It also has a checklist/form that you can take when you attend medical exams so that you can quickly and easily put your thoughts down in writing while also observing and not miss a beat. The checklist can be used over and over again. In addition, it has spaces to put in your travel time and odometer readings from start to finish. I use this form on every medical exam I attend. I would not attend one without it.< Less
What Records To Request In A Medical Malpractice Case By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $4.99
When you are faced with reviewing a medical record, you want to give the attorney all the information you can find and you DO NOT want to miss something important. This document is a 5 page... More > checklist of all the medical records you could or should request, to assist the attorney. It serves as an excellent checklist for every case you review. Even after 14 years of practicing as a LNC, I still use this checklist on every case. It is a very valuable document that you can print out and use over and over again.< Less
Hypoglycemia By Patricia Coonan
eBook (ePub): $6.99
When working on a case where the patient is lethargic or begins to have seizures, especially a newborn or neonate, you should always look to see if hypoglycemia could be the cause. In some cases, it... More > might be obvious to you but in other cases it could be a bit more obscure. This 9 page document will give you the facts of the case retrieved from the actual medical records and then allow you to form your own opinions before reading further and learning the negligence and deviations from the standards of care that were filed in a court of law.< Less

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