Professional Services

Tardy Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC provides the expertise of both medical and nursing aspects which is critical to achieving a successful outcome for your clients. At TLNC, we can put that kind of mastery to work for your legal practice. Our professional services will enable you to develop your cases quickly and cost-effectively.

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  • Develop written reports for use as study tools by the attorney.

  • Analyze and present case strengths and weaknesses.

  • Assist to resolve ethical issues.

  • Present at client interviews and intervenes when necessary.

  • Identify and recommend potential defendants.

  • Identify types of testifying experts needed.

  • Locate expert witnesses; medical and nursing.

  • Communicate with potential expert witnesses.

  • Perform analysis of client medical records.

  • Attend independent medical exams (IME's).

  • Organize pertinent data in chronological order and highlight areas of concern.

  • Perform medical and case specific research.

  • Prepare interrogatories.

  • Assist attorneys to prepare for deposition and trial (cross or direct) questions.

  • Conduct literature searches and integrate the literature and standards/guidelines into the case analysis.

  • Locate a life care planner.

  • Expand the attorney's medical library.

  • Define deviations from, and adherences to, the applicable standards of care.

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  • Identify and review relevant medical records, hospital policies and procedures, other essential documents and tangible items.

  • Organize, tab and paginate medical records.

  • Summarize, translate and interpret medical records.

  • Prepare chronologies of the medical events involved in a case.

  • Screen or investigate cases for merit.

  • Define the applicable standards of care.

  • Define deviations from, and adherences to, the applicable standards of care.

  • Assess the alleged damages and/or injuries.

  • Identify factors that caused or contributed to the alleged damages and/or injuries.

  • Identify and recommend potential defendants.

  • Identify issues of tampering with the medical records.

  • Develop written reports for use as study tools by the attorney.

Assess Medical Records and Analyze the Case

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  • Conduct literature searches and integrate the literature and standards/guidelines into the case analysis.

  • Research and analyze the validity of research studies relied on by all parties.

  • Coordinate and attend independent medical examinations (IMEs).

  • Expand the attorney’s medical library.

Support the Attorney's Case

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  • Interview plaintiff/defense clients, key witnesses and experts.

  • Consult with healthcare providers.

  • Serve as liaison between attorney and healthcare providers, testifying experts, parties, witnesses and other consultants.

Serve as Attorney's Liaison

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  • Locate and interface with expert witnesses.

  • Communicate with potential testifying experts.

  • Analyze and compare expert witness reports and other work products.

  • Help prepare witnesses and experts for deposition and trial.

  • Serve as an expert witness and testify to the nursing standard of care.

Work with Experts and Other Witnesses

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  • Prepare deposition and trial questions.

  • Prepare interrogatories.

  • Review and draft responses to various legal documents and correspondence for the attorney’s signature.

  • Review, analyze and summarize depositions, including past testimony.

  • Assist in exhibit preparation.

  • Attend depositions, trials, review panels and arbitration and mediation hearings.

  • Coordinate and assist in facilitating focus groups and mock trials.

  • Assist in resolution of cases through alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation.

Assist with Discovery and Preparation for Court