Screen or investigate cases for merit.
Define the applicable standards of care.
Define deviations from and adherences to the applicable standards of care.
Assess the alleged damages and/ or injuries.
Identify factors that caused or contributed to the alleged damages and or injuries.
Organize, tab and paginate medical records.
Summarize, translate and interpret medical records.
Identify and recommend potential defendants.
Conduct literature search and integrate the literature and standards/guidelines into
the case analysis.
Research and analyze validity and reliability of research studies relied on by all parties.
Identify and review relevant medical records, hospital policies and procedures, other
essential documents and tangible items.
Expand attorney's medical library.
Interview plaintiff and defense clients, key witnesses and experts.
Consult with healthcare providers.
Identify types of testifying experts needed.
Locate and interface with expert witnesses.
Communicate with potential testifying experts.
Analyze and compare expert witness reports and other work products.
Serve as liaison between the attorney and healthcare providers, testifying experts,
parties, witnesses and other consultants.
Review and draft responses to various legal documents and correspondence for
Assist in exhibit preparation.
Prepare deposition and trial examination (cross or direct) questions.
Review, analyze and summarize depositions, including past testimony.
Attend deposition, trials, review panels and arbitration and mediation hearings.
Help prepare witnesses and experts for deposition and trial.
Develop written reports for use as study tools by the attorney.
Coordinate and attend independent medical examinations.
Develop life care plans.
Coordinate and assist in facilitating focus groups and mock trials.
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