Interview podcast (for medical malpractice plaintiff trial attorneys), looking at how medical legal experts help trial attorneys solve and win their MedMal cases. FOR NURSES visit our partner website bit.ly/lncmentor if you are seeking info and guidance on becoming a legal nurse consultant (LNC). To come on the show go to medmalpodcast.com and click "be a guest". Attorneys, nurses, and testifying experts welcome!
Urine Trouble: A Story of How Nurses Can Help PI Attorneys to Filter Pre-Existing Conditions to Prove Causation and to Increase the Value of a Case
In this podcast episode, we have a special guest, Laurie Morgan, who shares her extensive clinical background as a nurse and her role as a legal nurse consultant. Our host, Elisa, explores how nurses can assist attorneys in personal injury cases, shedding light on the value they bring to the legal profession. Laurie discusses a specific personal injury case involving an older gentleman who experienced various injuries over the years, including an elevator accident that led to a neurogenic bladder condition. They delve into the importance of differentiating between pre-existing conditions and injuries caused by accidents, the role of nurses in analyzing medical records, and the financial impact of such injuries. Laurie's expertise in reviewing expert reports and providing valuable insights adds significant value to the case. Join us for this intriguing episode as we unravel the complexities of personal injury cases and the crucial role of nurses in the legal field.
Putting a Microscope on Specialty Testifying Experts: A Conversation About How Consulting Experts Reduce Work for Testifying Experts
In this special episode my guest and I discuss his super-specialty. Dr. Oami specializes in dermatopathology and cytopathology. Dr. Oami is a board-certified and fellowship-trained dermatopathologist and board-certified and fellowship-trained Cytopathologist as well as a board-certified and residency-trained n anatomic and clinical pathologist with over 25 years of clinical experience, and 20 years of experience reviewing medical-legal cases. We discuss how consulting experts can help testifying experts like Dr. Oami to spend less time on the case, dramatically reducing case expenses for attorneys.
The Alarming True Story: How One Nurse Discovered the Real Error in a Preventable Death Case
In this episode, veteran charge nurse and supervisor nurse, Julie Reif and I talk about how a deep dive into the medical record led her to discover that the plaintiff's tale of their family member's death in the hospital was not the true story, and which hospital culture issues allowed her to level up the accountability for this tragic outcome to the hospital itself.
In a Bad Position: A CRNA tells the story of when the OR team fails to check all the boxes when preparing a patient for surgery.
In this episode, I speak to Kristen Hull, a CRNA. CRNAs are the elite of nurses, and some of the brightest even among APRNs. Kristen explains what her role is in the OR, and how CRNAs may more readily identify issues in the O.R. procedures. We talk about issues affecting CRNAs specifically, and about documentation and continuity of care from the OR to recovery
For the People: Morgan & Morgan Attorney Jack Cook Continues his Special Episode to Discuss Why Connecting with your Client Matters for Wins in the Courtroom
Jack and I continue our discussion and talk about how nurses and doctors can and should document to reduce liability. We discuss why Jack feels it's so important as a trial attorney to connect with your client and to have a strong foundational "why" for what you do and recognize the impact that it has on, not just the patients and families, but on the healthcare industry as a whole and how that drives his practice.
Asking the Expert: Nationally Renowned Medmal Attorney, Jack Cook Talks About Leveraging Consulting Experts Early and Often to Strengthen Your Case
Jack Cook, Nationally renowned Medmal attorney at Morgan & Morgan and I discuss why getting consulting experts involved early on a case is so key to building a strong case, and he provides tips for medmal attorneys on exactly how he uses his consulting experts.