Discovery Assistance- Medical Records Retrieval

Legal Nurse Consultants Network

LNCN team can help Plaintiffs/ Defense Attorneys save time and money by identifying and obtaining important medical records and help in Case management.

Medical record retrieval

  • Plaintiff- interview injured client /or representative of an estate to identify additional providers before depositions
  • Review Insurance/Medicare charges to obtain missing records
  • Obtain medical records for up to ten years before alleged malpractice/injury to determine client credibility and or plaintiff partially responsible for any adverse event or complication.
  • Obtain request for authorization from the plaintiff for additional; providers with attorney.
  • Timely acquisition of medical records before depositions. Check records for completeness – request missing records from ancillary departments
  • Check ancillary records such as pharmacy, autopsy, alternative medicine, policy and procedure , staffing documents.
  • Check for updated records from known providers periodically updated
  • Check new providers if applicable

Deposition Assistance

  • Review interrogatories
  • Review medical record Prepare questions for depositions
  • Attend deposition and trials make question suggestions