Services

Legal Nurse Associates, LLC’s Legal Nurse Consultants are highly educated, experienced Registered Nurses who know the workings of our Complex Healthcare System empirically. Our elite consultants apply their extensive knowledge and understanding of medical, nursing and health-related issues to provide the following services:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Expand the attorney’s medical library
  • Interview plaintiff and defense clients, key witnesses and experts
  • Consult with healthcare providers
  • Serve as liaison between the attorney and healthcare providers, testifying experts, parties, witnesses and other consultants
  • 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
  • Review, analyze and summarize depositions– including past testimony
  • Prepare interrogatories
  • Review and draft responses to various legal documents and correspondence for the attorney’s signature
  • 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
  • Our Nurse Life Care Planners will determine the future cost of care for those who have suffered catastrophic or complicated injuries and illnesses
  • Medical Cost Projection
  • Causation
  • Damages
  • Billing Audits
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Toxic Tort & Environmental Cases
  • Criminal Cases
  • Research Cases

ABOUT JESSICA

As the President and CEO of Legal Nurse Associates, Jessica Hobbs-Williams has over 20 years of extensive clinical and financial experience. She began her professional career in 1998 and has worked in several clinical areas while continuing her education. Jessica currently holds 4 degrees in Nursing, a degree in Business Administration, and with completion of her dissertation attained her PhD in Philosophy. She has been practicing as a Legal Nurse since graduating from the prestigious Duke University in 2015.