FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is an LNC?
A Legal Nurse Consultant is a Registered Nurse who uses existing expertise as a healthcare professional and specialized Legal Nurse training to consult on medical-related cases.
How would an LNC benefit my case?
Leveraging an LNC to attend your client’s DME will free up your time. Our LNCs will prepare your client for their exam, advocate for them during the exam to ensure adherence to the code of civil procedure, audio record the exam and provide you with a professional summary of the exam. If your case goes to trial, our LNCs are available as fact witnesses.
What does the LNC provide for me?
Peace of mind. Our LNCs are highly qualified and expertly trained. We make it easy to schedule, efficient for your practice, and cost effective. As the premier DME authority since 2010 we know our stuff. With our knowledge of physician routines and office nuances we are uniquely positioned to advocate for your client. From start to finish, no detail is overlooked.
Where are your nurses located?
Our vast network of LNC’s means we’re able to accommodate our clients with ease. We have expert nurses who are proficient in state guidelines available in Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Washington.
THE LEADER IN NURSE OBSERVER DME ATTENDANCE
Nutris’ full-service process covers every step of your client’s defense medical exam (DME). From client preparation, to attending your client’s exam as an advocate, to providing professional analysis, our skilled nurses will supply you with the first hand, summarized information you need for your client’s case.
Our nurses are available in Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Washington.
How far in advance do I have to schedule an LNC?
Our typical scheduling is 14 days prior to the appointment date. However, we always work to accommodate our client’s needs so always call us no matter what your timeline is!
When can I expect to get the summary and audio recording of the appointment?
Both the recording and the report are typically available within 5-10 days of the appointment.
How will my client know who their nurse is?
Nutris will call your client 1-2 days before their appointment to introduce them to their LNC, prepare them for the DME, and answer any questions they may have.
What information do I need to schedule an LNC?
You’ll need to provide Nutris with the date, time, and location of the appointment.