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Legal Nurse Consulting

A new value to your nursing career
Use the knowledge and experience of your nursing career to explore a new, rewarding career consulting as a legal nurse.
 
Legal Nurse Consultants, commonly referred to as LNCs, are highly paid for their valuable combination as a legal professional and medical knowledge gained through many years as a registered nurse. The extensive experience of a registered nurse is essential for insurance companies in evaluating claims as well as for attorneys preparing for medical malpractice and other legal suits.
 
LNCs are frequently contracted to:
  • Conduct medical/legal research
  • Aid in selection or serve as medical expert witnesses
LNCs are frequently contracted by:
  • Medical insurance companies
  • Plaintiff or defense attorneys
  • Attorney General offices
  • In-house counsel
  • Risk Management departments
 

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