Hoover Legal Nurse Consulting

Services

Medical Litigation Support 

Services

  • 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
  • Organize, tab and paginate medical records
  • Summarize, translate and interpret medical records
  • Identify and recommend potential defendants
  • Conduct literature searches and integrate the literature and standards/ guidelines into the case analysis
  • Research and analyze the validity and reliability of research studies relied on by all parties
  • Identify and review relevant medical records, hospital policies and procedures, other essential documents and other tangible items
  • Expand the attorney’s medical library
  • Interview plaintiff and defense clients, key witnesses and experts
  • Consult with healthcare providers
  • Identify types of testifying experts needed
  • Locate and interface with expert witnesses
  • Communicate with potential testifying experts
  • Analyze and compare expert witness reports and other work products
  • Serve as liaison between the attorney and healthcare providers, testifying experts, parties, witnesses and other consultants
  • Prepare interrogatories
  • Review and draft responses to various legal documents and correspondence for the attorney’s signatures
  • Assist in exhibit preparation
  • Prepare depositions and trial (cross or direct) questions
  • Review, analyze and summarize depositions, including past testimony
  • Attend depositions, trials, review panels and arbitration and mediation hearings
  • Help prepare witnesses and experts for deposition and trial
  • Develop written reports for use as study tools by the attorney
  • Coordinate and attend independent medical examinations (IMEs)
  • Develop life care plans
  • Coordinate and assist in facility focus groups and mock trials