“Legal nurse consultants analyze the theory of the medicine, work with the attorneys to develop defense strategies, delve into the physiology of the medical issues, and put the medical pieces of the puzzle together. Perhaps their greatest contribution is the development of expert testimony to support defense theories as to both standard of care and causation, and serving as the principal liaison with expert witnesses.”

Original article: The Utilization of Legal Nurse Consultants in the Defense of Medical Malpractice Cases