MEDICAL RECORD ANALYSIS

    • Screen medical malpractice cases for merit.
    • Identify, locate, review and interpret relevant medical records, hospital policies and procedures, other documents and tangible items.
    • Organize, tab and paginate medical records for easy reference.
    • Prepare reports and chronologies of the medical events involved in a case.
    • Summarize, translate and interpret medical records.
    • Identify issues of tampering with the medical records.
    • Review medical bills to determine over-billing, mistaken billing, and misrepresentations.
    • Identify, locate, summarize and interpret applicable standards of care.
    • Identify adherence to and deviations from standards of care.
    • Identify causation issues, assess damages/injuries and identify contributing factors.
    • Identify and recommend potential defendants.

CASE SUPPORT

    • Search and summarize medical and nursing literature and integrate search results into the case analysis.
    • Analayze the validity of research studies relied on by all parties.
    • Assist in developing life care plans.
    • Update and expand the attorney’s medical library.

MEDICAL LIAISON

    • Interview plaintiff and defense clients, key witnesses and experts.
    • Consult with healthcare providers.
    • Attend and report on independent medical examinations (IMEs).
    • Meet with other consultants and service providers on the attorney’s behalf.

EXPERT TESTIMONY AND WITNESS PREPARATION

    • Identify types of testifying experts needed for the case.
    • Locate and communicate with appropriate expert witnesses for deposition and trial.
    • Attend and report on independent medical examinations (IMEs).
    • Help prepare witnesses and experts for depositions and trial.

DISCOVERY AND COURT PREPARATION

    • Prepare questions for deposition or trial examination (direct or cross).
    • Prepare interrogatories and requests for productions.
    • Review and draft responses to various legal documents and correspondence for the attorney’s signature.
    • Analyze and summarize depositions and past testimony.