CLNC® Success Story: Smart Attorneys Know Certified Legal Nurse Consultants Are More Cost-Effective than Physicians

In this video, Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Cybil Fregia, RN, CLNC shares her story of meeting a personal injury attorney on a vacation flight. Cybil discussed her role as a CLNC consultant and shared that she charges $150/hour. The attorney responded, “Oh, that’s nothing. As soon as you get your legal nurse consulting certification, contact me – I’ve got personal injury and medical malpractice cases for you.”

Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Alert: FDA Warns of Dangers of Dietary Supplements

One of the largest over-the-counter (and often over-the-Internet) markets in the world is for dietary supplements. Every day, consumers turn to dietary supplements to improve their lives. Body-builders seek to increase muscle-mass, the elderly (and some spouses) seek to improve memory and cognitive function and others seek to improve digestion or battle depression with supplements such as creatine, ginkgo biloba, probiotics, St. John’s Wort and Vitamin E.

Here’s One Way for Legal Nurse Consultants to Avoid Being Speechless in Front of Attorneys

In the speaking world, we have a saying that some people at a funeral would prefer to be in the coffin than stand up and deliver the eulogy. There’s something that happens to all of us when we have to get in front of people. Tom jokes with me, “Vickie, you talk incessantly. You have something to say all the time, but when I turn the video camera on, you’re speechless!” Yes, sometimes that’s really true, even about me.

An Easy Way for Certified Legal Nurse Consultants to Organize Medical Records for Attorneys

There’s nothing worse than observing a testifying expert fumbling through the record, at deposition or trial, to find an entry the attorney is referencing. And there’s absolutely no excuse for a testifying expert to ever appear disorganized because of a sloppy record handed to her by an attorney. It’s in everyone’s (attorney, legal nurse consultant, experts, etc.) best interest to have one model set of records that is organized and paginated in a logical order.