FAQ: What Is A Certified Legal Nurse Consultant?

A legal nurse consultant helps bridge the gaps for lawyers in medical malpractice and personal injury matters. While the lawyer is an expert on legal issues, the LNC is an expert on how the health care system operates using certain procedures. In fact, you’ve probably witnessed a legal nurse consultant at work (albeit, on television) without realizing it. Legal nurse consultants are often portrayed on TV shows as medical expert witnesses. Considering the profession isn’t a household term, you may find yourself wondering what the job title entails.

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