Our Mission

Our mission at SDLNC & Associates is to bridge the gap and form a
strong foundation for your medically related cases by offering over
40 years of Nursing experience.

We offer services to organizations in need of medical records
review, interpretation, or analysis. We offer services for plaintiff as
well as defense clients and can locate testifying experts.
What is a Legal Nurse Consultant?

A Legal Nurse Consultant is a Registered Nurse who uses their years
of experience and education in the medical field to provide
comprehensive reviews and analysis of medical records and medical-
legal issues.

  • Legal Nurses can act as a fact witness or locate expert
    witnesses for testimony.
  • Nurses receive advanced training in the area of medical record
    review and can provide valuable information to attorneys,
    insurance companies, government agencies, health care
    organizations, and other organizations.
  • Legal Nurse Consultants review and analyze medical records,
    detect tampering in medical records, offer assistance with or
    create demonstrative evidence, evaluate medical information,
    and provide professional nursing opinions regarding the
    causation of injuries and the assessment of damages to
  • Legal Nurse Consultants can interview witnesses under the
    direction of an attorney to help expose the truth in cases.
  • Legal Nurse Consultants provide reports and other
    presentations to their client to help determine how to further
    find the truth in the case at hand.
  • Legal Nurses can also recognize signs of tampering within the
    patients’ charts and records to cover up mistakes.
Why Do You Need a Legal Nurse

Nurses obtain years of medical record training and experience.
Nurses are more familiar with patient charting than physicians and
can recognize errors or omissions in these charts. They are
responsible for the maintenance of medical records in the medical

Because of this training and experience Legal Nurse Consultants can
provide a more in-depth and thorough analysis of your medically
related case. Without an in-depth knowledge of the medical records,
important details may be missed, resulting in the loss of money in
your case.
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    Our Registered Nurses Offer
Medical Record Analysis
Expert Witness Location
Demonstrative Evidence