The nursing expert witness may often be a Legal Nurse Consultant. Here, the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants answers:
What Does a Legal Nurse Consultant Do?
# Interviews witnesses and involved parties # Prepares persuasive graphic exhibits for trial # Assesses issues of damage and causation # Identifies and retains expert witnesses # Assists in obtaining medical records and identifying missing records # Organizes medical records and other medically-related litigation materials # Prepares chronologies of medical events and correlates them to the allegations # Developes collaborative case strategies with those practicing within the legal system # Provides support during discovery, depositions, trial and other legal proceedings
For more, see aalnc.org.