Legal Nurse Consultant Expert Witnesses

Legal nurse consultant expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on legal nurse consultant. The legal nurse consultant expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Long Term Care, Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Plastic Surgery.

Jason C. Goodwin, RN, MS, MPH, CNOR

Granite Bay, California
Nursing Administration, General Surgery - AAAHC Surveyor, Professor of Nursing at Sacramento City College, Operating Room Nurse, Ambulatory Surgery Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, Life Care Planning, Perioperative Services Administration, Post Anesthesia Nurse, Procedural Sedation Nurse, GI procedures RN, CNOR, RN, Med Surg, Medical Devices
Clinical Experiences include:  Medical Surgical Nursing  Shock / Trauma Intervention  Procedural Services  Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative Care  Procedural Sedation  Clinical Educator Operational / Leadership Experiences include:  2003 Iraqi War Veteran  Multi-site surgical venues - UC Davis Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente  Level 1 Trauma academic medical center – UC Davis Medical Center  Military – Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Operation Iraqi Freedom  Fee for service ambulatory surgery and procedural services – ABSMC Surgery Center  Clinic management – Perioperative Medicine Clinic, Kaiser Permanente -As a procedural department administrator and clinician, I have personally supervised the safe care in and around various procedures and operating room venues for 18 years, totaling approximately 300,000 individual patient encounters. As a Registered Nurse, Operating Room Manager, Director, and Administrator, I have extensive experience with reg...

Kimberly McGranahan McGranahan Consulting

Riverside, California
Emergency Medicine, Nursing Administration - Clinical Nurse Manager, Regulatory Guidelines, Nursing Standards of Care, Medication Safety, Fall Prevention/Management, Hospital Policy and Procedure, Triage, CMS Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Room Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, ED Nurse Expert, COVID-19
Kimberly McGranahan has been an Emergency Room nurse for 13 years. She has expertise in caring for patients of all ages and levels of care. Nurse McGranahan has extensive experience caring for patients with Stroke, Heart Attacks (STEMI), Trauma, Psychiatric and other sub-specialty emergencies. In addition, Ms. McGranahan is a Clinical Nurse Manager and frequently performs investigations regarding breaches in policy and/or standards of care. She has extensive knowledge of Emergency Department regulatory guidelines related to CMS and Joint Commission standards including nurse staffing ratios and nationally recognized clinical practice guidelines. Ms. McGranahan is meticulous and detail oriented, she will provide a comprehensive analysis to aid in your success. Kimberly utilizes her experience as a bedside nurse and clinical manager to review medical records for merit and create chronologies/summaries for ease of medical record review. In addition, she will analyze and identify br...

Christina A Sanders, MSN, RN, ANP-BC Vera Juris

San Diego, California
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse - Cardiology, Cardiovascular, Nursing, Nursing Malpractice, General Nursing Practices, Emergency Nursing, Board Certified, ANP, NP, RN, ARNP, CRNP, Standard of Care, Expert Witness, LNC, Legal Nurse Consultant, Medical Record Review, Medical Records, Personal Injury, Standard of Care, Wrongful Death
Christina Sanders is a board certified Nurse Practitioner with bachelors and masters degrees from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She serves as a nurse practitioner expert witness for both plaintiff and defense cases. During nursing school, Ms. Sanders received multiple awards for clinical expertise and academic excellence. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an adult nurse practitioner. She also received a bachelor’s degree in government with a concentration in public policy from the University of Notre Dame before starting nursing school. In 2003, she enrolled at the Vickie Milazzo Institute and completed the course work and examination to become a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant. Christina Sanders has been a registered nurse since 1998 and nurse practitioner since 2000. She started her nursing career in the emergency department at Johns Hopkins Hospital. After completing her Masters in 2000, she began practicing as an adult nurse practiti...

Claire M Young, BSN, RN, PHN, CEN Young Legal Nurse Consultant, LLC

Hemet, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room Nurse, Emergency Department, ED Nurse, ER Nurse, Pediatric ER Nursing, Legal Nurse Consultant, Trauma, Critical Care Transport, Emergency Department Standards of Care, ED Medical Records, Sepsis, Overdose, Hemorrhage, Stroke, STEMI, Triage CPR
Claire Young has 25 years of experience in Nursing, over 22 years in the Emergency (ED, Trauma, Critical Care) setting, and continues to work in the Emergency Department. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Society of Trauma Nurses, and American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has acquired vast experience and expertise in adult and pediatric emergency nursing from various Emergency Department settings ranging from small to large community hospitals / level II trauma center. She has over 10 years as a trauma team member at a level II trauma center, as well as over 14 years as a Mobile Intensive Care Nurse, MICN RN. Nurse Young has provided interfacility transport for critical and high-risk patients for over 10 years as a Critical Care Transport, CCT RN, for a large ambulance company. A skilled emergency nurse dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and an advocate for p...

Maureen Elia, MSN, RN, RNC-OB, LNC

Arlington Heights, Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine - Birth Defects, Birth Injury, Cesarean Section, Covid19, Ectopic, Epidural, Fetal Monitoring, Hysterectomy, High Risk Obstetrics, Labor and Delivery, Legal Nurse Consultant, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Standard of Care, VBAC, Vaginal Delivery, Vacuum Delivery, Forcep Delivery, PreEclampsia, Triage
As a master's prepared registered nurse since 2013, with dedicated hospital experience in a level 3 perinatal center, practice has been focused in the areas of labor and delivery, high risk antepartum, postpartum, obstetrical triage, and newborn nursery. I currently serve in the role of charge nurse, committee chair, and preceptor, exhibiting sharp clinical and organizational skills. I have worked hard to continue my growth while maintaining a leadership position on my unit. I obtained my RNC, Registered Nurse Certification in Inpatient and High-Risk Obstetrics as well as certification in advanced fetal monitoring from the Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses. Lastly, in addition to multiple nominations, I was awarded a Daisy Award in 2020 demonstrating excellence and compassion. I am looking to continue furthering my career while utilizing my skills and knowledge to better the lives of others.

Pia Spitzer, MSN/MSHCA, PHN, RN, FN-CSp Wise Alliance Consulting

Overland Park, Kansas
Long Term Care, Nursing Administration - Elder abuse, Elder neglect, Nursing Home abuse, Nursing professional malpractice, hospital, Home Health, Assisted Living, Nursing administration, Medication Errors, Nurse, Rehabilitation nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse Life Care planning, Skilled Nursing Facility
Ms. Spitzer is a Legal Nurse Consultant. She is an Experienced Chief Nurse Executive, Hospital Director, and Corporate Consultant to multiple Skilled Nursing Facilities in the past, Director of Quality and Risk in a Rehabilitation hospital and experienced in all aspects of Administrative and internal clinical operations. Ms. Spitzer has 21 years of healthcare experience in various settings and has opined on multiple nursing issues as a Consulting Expert and as an Expert Witness. Ms. Spitzer has extensive knowledge of State and Federal Regulations as they apply to Long Term Care, acute care, and rehabilitation. As a Corporate Consultant, she was heavily involved in all aspects of clinical operations including survey preparations, plans of correction write ups, writing and updating policies and procedures, staffing issues, educating nursing staff on clinical skills, elder abuse allegations investigations and reporting, standards of care, and all other aspects of clinical care. Ms...

Cynthia M. Bourbeau, RN, CRRN, CCM, CNLCP Medical and Life Care Consulting Services, Inc.

Belchertown, Massachusetts
Life Care Planning, Nurse - Rehabilitation Nurse Case Manager, Catastrophic Nurse Case Manager, Legal Nurse Consultant, & Medico-legal professional in the areas of Life Care Planning, Life Care Plan Projections, and Life Care Plan Critiques for injuries including Spinal Cord, Amputations, Burns, Brain, Birth & Cerebral Palsy
Mrs. Bourbeau is a Massachusetts Registered Nurse and certified as a Rehabilitation Nurse, Case Manager, Nurse Life Care Planner, and Legal Nurse Consultant. She has worked as a nursing professional for 40 years and currently leads Medical and Life Care Consulting Services, a practice of professional nurse consultants and case managers who provide Medical Case Management, Medico-legal services, including life care planning, and ancillary professional nurse consulting services. Services include, but are not limited to, consulting and being an expert witness of individuals with the following: • Orthopedic and Neurological Injury and Illness, • Traumatic Brain Injury, • Spinal Cord Injury, • Amputations, • Burns, • Catastrophic Injuries/Multiple Trauma, • Chronic Pain, • CRPS, • Traumatic and Anoxic Brain Injury, • Birth and Pediatric Injuries • and Cerebral Palsy. As a Nurse Life Care Planner, Cynthia Bourbeau has completed hundreds of Life Care Plans, Life Care P...

Sandy Gardner, RN, BSN, LNC, CNLCP, MSCC Comprehensive Medical Legal Services, LLC

Liberty, Missouri
Life Care Planning, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nurse, Nurse Life Care Planning, Workers Compensation Medicare Set-Asides, Legal Nurse Consultant, Expert Fact Witness Report writing
Sandy Gardner is the owner of Comprehensive Medical Legal Services LLC, a legal nurse consultant company providing services nationwide including medical reviews and chronologies, Nurse Life Care Plans, Medicare Set-Aside allocations, Expert Fact Witness reports and DME attendance and reports. Sandy received her RN Diploma at Saint Luke's School of Nursing and completed her BSN at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. She has experience in cardiac care, general medical-surgical nursing, home health, and Long Term Care.

Allison Thorn, MHA, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC Thorn Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC

MOSCOW MILLS, Missouri
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - retail health, acute care, telemedicine, telehealth, administration, virtual, nurse practitioner, nurse, leadership, legal nurse consultant, advanced practice provider, Family Nurse Practitioner
Allison Thorn is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center with over 20 years of diverse nursing and nurse practitioner experience. She is currently practicing in acute care (in-person and telemedicine) and administration in a large multi-regional health system. Her nursing and NP background includes labor and delivery, orthopedics and sports medicine, family medicine, acute care, chronic care management, rural health, retail health, leadership, administration, and telemedicine. She was most recently part of a team that built a new telemedicine service for the hospital system and is now the Director of the department. She has active licenses in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. She has earned a Masters of Science in Nursing as well as a Masters in Health Administration degrees and has successfully completed all of the American Associate of Legal Nurse Consultants cou...

Nancy Radoslovich, RN, MA, CPSN, LNC

Mahwah, New Jersey
Nurse, Plastic Surgery - Operating Room, preop admission nurse Scrub and circulating nurse, PACU nurse, Ambulatory Surgery, Perioperative Nursing, Nursing Administration, Legal Nurse Consultant, OR Manager
With 40 years of perioperative experience in a variety of clinical units, I possess unique qualifications as a clinically active nurse while serving as the clinical and administrative manager of the unit. My role requires knowledge of the standards of nursing care, well as maintenance of ambulatory certification. I am a published author on both clinical and managerial topics. My legal experience includes reviewing cases for merit, developing chronologies, and writing expert reports. I have worked for both the plaintiff and defense, and look forward to discussing your case with you.

Erik C Lyons, MSN, NP-C, CCRN, CLNC

North Bellmore, New York
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse - Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Arrhythmia, Pacemaker, Defibrillator, Nurse Practitioner, NP, Primary Care, Nursing, RN, Critical Care, CCRN, Legal Nurse Consultant, CLNC, Nursing Standards of Care, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Malpractice, Personal Injury, Toxic Tort, Wrongful Death, Work Injury.
Board certified Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, NP-C. Independent and Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC) / Nurse Practitioner Consultant to The Legal Profession. Provides informed professional opinions, including an array of services and strategy to attorneys as an Expert Witness and Consulting Expert. Currently serves as the Nurse Practitioner in Electrophysiology / Cardiology at one of Long Island’s most recognized Hospitals. Advanced knowledge of cardiac rhythms and intra-cardiac rhythm devices, including the analysis of pacemakers and defibrillators in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Serves as surgical first assist during intra-cardiac device implantation, comprehensive rhythm studies and ablation procedures. Performs surgical incision / dermatological closure for device implants. Extensive experience in Critical Care, Telemetry, and Medical Surgical Nursing with 8+ years of direct patient care. Served as Assistant Nurse Manager and Rapid Response Nurse while...

Nancy Radoslovich, RN, MA, CPSN, LNC

New York
Nurse, Plastic Surgery - Operating Room, preop admission nurse Scrub and circulating nurse, PACU nurse, Ambulatory Surgery, Perioperative Nursing, Nursing Administration, Legal Nurse Consultant, OR Manager
With 40 years of perioperative experience in a variety of clinical units, I possess unique qualifications as a clinically active nurse while serving as the clinical and administrative manager of the unit. My role requires knowledge of the standards of nursing care, well as maintenance of ambulatory certification. I am a published author on both clinical and managerial topics. My legal experience includes reviewing cases for merit, developing chronologies, and writing expert reports. I have worked for both the plaintiff and defense, and look forward to discussing your case with you.

Sharlene Rojas, RN, BSN, MPH, CEN, CCRN, LNCC Altrium Consulting Services

Yonkers, New York
Legal Nurse Consulting, Emergency Medicine - Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Chart Review Analysis, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Critical Care, ICU, CCU, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiac Care, Emergency Nursing, Emergency Department Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room, Triage, Trauma, Sepsis, ACLS, PALS, TNCC
Sharlene Rojas brings over a quarter-century of nursing experience as the founder and chief executive officer of Altrium Consulting Services, LLC. Coupled with her background as a professional liability investigator, she brings an invaluable skill set allowing the firm to offer a myriad of services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including: • Expert witness testimony (emergency nursing, trauma, acute cardiac, and critical care) • Chart Review – Organize, summarize, and decipher the medical record (written or electronic), including chronologies, discrepancies, etc. • Case Analysis – Standard of care, potential proximate cause, hospital policies, screening cases for merit, etc. • Research and summarization of the relevant medical literature • Preparation for deposition and/or trial – research, exhibits, documents • Independent/Defense Medical Examination Her experience as a professional liability investigator for char...

Lisa Colasurdo, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Colasurdo Consulting, LLC

Boiling Springs, South Carolina
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Expert Witness Testimony, Standard of Care, Case Merit, Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, Family Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, NP, Urgent Care, Immediate Care Center, Personal Injury, General Nursing Practice, Legal Nurse Consultant
Lisa Colasurdo is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Clemson University and her Masters Degree in Nursing from the University of South Carolina School of Nursing. Ms. Colasurdo is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been providing expert witness services for both plaintiff and defense cases since 2016. Lisa Colasurdo graduated from Clemson University with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She began her nursing career as a floor nurse on a step-down unit. She then transitioned to working in the Surgery/Endoscopy Department as well as in the Emergency Department. Ms. Colasurdo earned her Masters Degree from the University of South Carolina School of Nursing in 2000. After completing her Masters, she became a Nursing Instructor at Lander University from 2000-2001, teaching Medical-Surgical and Critical Care Nursing courses. I...