A Certified Legal Nurse Consultant is a registered nurse who has successfully mastered the rigorous CLNC® Certification Program developed by the Vickie Milazzo Institute, the company that pioneered the field of legal nurse consulting. A CLNC® has the expertise to quickly pinpoint and interpret medical and nursing related issues.
An CLNC® provides consultations based on their medical knowledge and experience. They can advise on illness and injury issues related to the inner workings of hospitals, clinics, surgery centers, and the healthcare system at large. Their findings and conclusions are relied upon by the legal community as well as various healthcare-related businesses. CLNC®s have been significantly involved in several ground-breaking litigations. A CLNC® can provide consultation in medically-related litigation and in other medically-related legal matters.
CLNC®s are able to work with both plaintiff or defense in the following areas:
- Medical or nursing malpractice.
- Worker's compensation.
- General Personal Injury.
- Products Liability.
- Toxic tort or environmental cases.
- Criminal cases.
- Any other case involving medical or nursing issues, such as probate, Medicare fraud, or elder care.