E. T. Lietzke & Associates, LLC

E. T. Lietzke & Associates, LLC E.T. Lietzke & Associates was founded to meet the growing need for specially trained Registered Nurses-Certified Legal Nurse Consultants. Certified Legal Nurse Consultants Provide: Assess Medical Records and Analyze the Case Identify and review relevant medical records, hospital policies and procedures, other essential documents and tangible items.

Organize, tab and paginate medical records. Summarize, translate and interpret medical records. Prepare chronologies of the medical events involved in a case. 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. Identify and recommend potential defendants. Identify issues of tampering with the medical records. Develop written reports for use as study tools by the attorney. Support the Attorney’s Case Conduct literature searches and integrate the literature and standards/guidelines into the case analysis. Research and analyze the validity of research studies relied on by all parties. Coordinate and attend independent medical examinations (IMEs). Develop life care plans. Expand the attorney’s medical library. Serve as the Attorney’s Liaison Interview plaintiff and defense clients, key witnesses and experts. Consult with healthcare providers. Serve as liaison between the attorney and healthcare providers, testifying experts, parties, witnesses and other consultants. Work with Experts and Other Witnesses Locate and interface with expert witnesses. Communicate with potential testifying experts. Analyze and compare expert witness reports and other work products. Help prepare witnesses and experts for deposition and trial. Serve as an expert witness and testify to the nursing standard of care. Assist with Discovery and Preparation for Court Prepare deposition and trial questions. Prepare interrogatories. Review and draft responses to various legal documents and correspondence for the attorney’s signature. Review, analyze and summarize depositions, including past testimony. Assist in exhibit preparation. Attend depositions, trials, review panels and arbitration and mediation hearings. Coordinate and assist in facilitating focus groups and mock trials. Assist in resolution of cases through alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation.

Mission: We as Certified Legal Nurse Consultants provide attorney-client with the medical, nursing knowledge, experience and expertise needed to enhance the client’s case for justice in a timely and cost-effective manner.

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