CLNC Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Lora Lee Grutkowski (CLNC) MSN RN FNP-BC ACNS-BC CNOR CRNFA RHIT PHN
Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC)

Medical Record Review and Analysis

707.824.8200 

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Legal Nurse Consulting Services

What a Legal Nurse Consultant can do for you

  • Determination of the Nursing Standard of Care
  • Review cases to determine merit before a lawsuit begins
  • Review cases that are already filed, for either plaintiff or defense, to provide useful chronologies of the records and concise reports on the medical and nursing issues
  • Describe and/or summarize injuries and treatment
  • Identify and review relevant medical records, hospital policies and procedures and other essential documents
  • Provide reports on research (literature search) to support the medical and nursing issues involved that may include:
    • specific standards of care
    • appropriate peer-reviewed journal articles
    • authoritative text references
  • Review medical records or other medical information for issues that have an impact on a legal matter
  • Organize and analyze medical records and determine missing medical records
  • Prepare reports, chronologies, time lines, medical fact reports, summaries, overviews regarding medical records and issues
  • Identify standards of care that relate to the case, identify causation and damages
  • Collaborate in developing strategies for medically related issues
  • Aid in preparing demonstrative evidence and exhibits for deposition and trial
  • Review medical files and provide informed support in workman's compensation or personal injury
  • Provide support in medical depositions, including preparing questions
  • Investigate issues and prepare reports regarding potential fraud related to health care providers
  • Review medical bills to determine over-billing, mistaken billing, misrepresentation, etc.
  • Investigate potential misconduct by health care personnel, requested by the licensing boards for healthcare professionals
  • Investigate fraud and abuse of Medicare, Medicaid and other government funded agencies
  • Assess potential risk management problem areas in acute care hospitals, clinics, surgery centers etc. and provide education and support
  • Assume the role of expert witness to medical and nursing facts which are limited to areas of personal and professional expertise
 
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The role of the legal nurse consultant is to evaluate, and render informed nursing
opinions on the delivery of healthcare issues and resulting outcomes.
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LORA LEE GRUTKOWSKI, MSN RN FNP-BC ACNS-BC CNOR CRNFA RHIT PHN MICN
Furnishing Nurse Practitioner (FNP) #18178 California
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) #1381 California
Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA)
P.O Box 1923 Sebastopol, California 95473-1923
Direct Line 707.824.8200 • Fax 707.823.5800
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Lora Lee is an expert witness and Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC).