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Lisa Blakemore RN, BSN, CPhT, CLNC

Lisa Blakemore

Lisa Blakemore is a nationally Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and Registered Nurse with 10  years combined experience as an operating room nurse, including specialized training in da Vinci Robotic Surgery, pharmaceutical training and injury clai handling.  Legal Nurse Consultant Certification ensures quick and cost effectively review of cases in any medical or nursing specialty. Save time and money before you pay for expensive MD experts.  Legal nurse consulting services include:

  • Locate testifying experts
  • Screen medical cases to eliminate the expense of nonmeritorious lawsuits, address relevant and weed out irrelevant issues
  • Assess injuries and indentify causation and contributing factor
  • Analyze electronic medical records, tampering and missing records and develop write reports and chronologies to highlight significant medical events
  • Identify adherences to and deviations from standards of care and policies and procedures
  • Authoritative literature research and analysis
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Litigation support for discovery:  depositions, interrogatories, request for production

For additional information about Anna Reed, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:

  • Operating Room
  • da Vinci Robotic Surgery
  • Gynecological Cases
  • Morcellation
  • TVM
  • Women’s Health
  • Insurance/injury claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mass Torts
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts

Anna Reed RNC-OB, C-FM, BSN, MSN, CLNC

Anna Reed RNC-OB, C-FM, BSN, MSN, CLNC

Anna Reed is a Masters prepared, nationally recognized
Certified Legal Nurse Consultant(CLNC®) with over 30 years of maternal child (labor & delivery [including operating room], nursery, and postpartum) and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience.Certified Legal Nurse Consultant CLNC® Experience Services provided include but are not limited to:

  • Screen cases for merit
  • Organize/analyze medical records
  • Identify deviations from and/or adherences to standards of care/policies and procedures
  • Conduct research
  • Develop chronologies
  • Identify tampering of medical records and/or missing records
  • Decipher EMR
  • Assist with discovery
  • Prepare interrogatories specific to the issues in the case
  • Locate expert witnesses
  • Request for production

For additional information about Anna Reed, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:

  • Obstetric Care including:
    Prenatal, Antepartum, Labor & Delivery and Postpartum
  • Electronic Fetal Monitoring
  • Plaintiff or Defense
  • Electronic Medical Record
  • Meeting short deadlines

Mary Ann Best, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, CPMHS, CLNC

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Best Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC
Mary Ann brings a unique blend of experience as a nurse clinician, advanced practice pediatric nurse practitioner, nurse researcher, and nurse educator to her Certified LegalNurse Consultant (CLNC) practice.  She has over 30 years of experience in maternal child(newborn and postpartum) care, general pediatrics, behavioral/mental health anddevelopmental pediatrics, and nursing education at the collegiate level.  She currently works part-time as a pediatric nurse practitioner in addition to her CLNC practice.
HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT FROM MY PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE AND CERTIFIED LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT

  • 30+ years of nursing experience enable me to locate and summarize applicable standards of care (SOS) as well as identify adherences and deviations.
  • As a nurse practitioner, I am uniquely qualified to evaluate both the nursing and medical aspects of cases.
  • My background as a nurse practitioner, Certified Legal Nurse Consultant, and nursing educator will save you time and money.
  • Experience as a nurse practitioner and legal nurse consultant gives me the expertise necessary for evaluating both written and EMR documentation.
  • My insider’s experience in the healthcare system and membership in the National Association of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants provide me with contacts and networking skills to identify and locate the top medical experts.
  • Experience as a researcher, manuscript reviewer, and member of editorial boards gives me the expertise to efficiently locate, evaluate, and summarize authoritative medical and nursing literature relevant to support your case.
  • Experience as nurse educator and clinician enables me to explain complex nursing and medical issues in language that a jury can easily understand.
  • Effective communication skills assist me in effectively interviewing plaintiff and defense clients, key witnesses and experts.

For additional information about Mary Ann, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:

  • Nurse Expert
  • Maternal Child
  • Pediatrics
  • Mental Health – Ped
  • Nurse Education

Jacquelyn Robins, RN, MSN, CNM, CLNC

Robins Medical-Legal Consulting
Jackie Robins is a Masters prepared Certified Legal Nurse Consultant with 29 years of diversified nursingexperience. As a currently practicing APRN Certified Nurse-Midwife of 19 years and member of ACNM and ACOG, Jackie is able to provide your legal team with all the current research, standards of care and practice guidelines in obstetrics and gynecology. Whether plaintiff or defense, she is qualified to serveas Consulting Expert or Testifying Expert in your OB/GYN cases. Additional areas of nursing experience include Labor/Delivery/Postpartum/High Risk Antepartum/Obstetrical OR and Home Health Care, Neonatal ICU, ER/Level 1 Trauma, Pulmonary ICU Stepdown, Medical/Surgical, Nursing Home and Behavioral/Psychiatric units.Services provided include but are not limited to:

  • Screen cases for merit
  • Review and analyze medical records, hospital policies and procedures, and other documents to interpret their relevance to your case
  • Identify adherences to and deviations from the applicable standard of care
  • Develop reports and chronologies of medical events of the case
  • Research and apply authoritative medical and nursing research to your case

For additional information about Jacquelyn, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:

  • Obstetrics including antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care
  • Birth injury and death
  • Electronic Fetal Monitoring
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Plaintiff or Defense
  • Medical/Midwifery/Nursing malpractice and negligence
  • Gynecology
  • Personal Injury

Christina Freden, RN, BSN, FNE, CLNC

Christina Freden


Freden Legal Nurse Consulting
Christina Freden is a nationally Certified Legal Nurse Consultant with more than 18 years nursing experience in Alaska. Working with diverse populations within federally funded to state and community settings, hospital to long-term geriatric populations, and now as a forensic nurse examiner. I can assess any medical record to ensure you have a complete copy. The advantage to you will be to save you time and money to consider the legal aspects of your case.

• Screen Cases/Merit
• Organize records
• Conduct Research
• Identify missing records
• Work with Electronic Medical Records (EMR’s)
• Assist with Discovery
• Prepare Interrogatories
• Locate Expert Witnesses

For additional information about Christina, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:

  • Personal Injury
  • Environmental
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • General Negligence
  • Mass Tort
  • Med/Nursing Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Work Place Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Kathleen Butterfield-Miles, RN, MSN, MHA, CLNC

Kathleen Butterfield-Meyers, RN, MBA, CLNC

KBM & Associates LLC

Kathleen Butterfield-Miles is a masters’ in business prepared Registered Nurse with over 30 years’ experience in Clinics, Hospitals and HMO Managed Care. She provides CLNC services in:
• Medical or nursing malpractice
• General personal injury
• Mass Torts
• Products liability
• Toxic tort or environmental cases
• Criminal cases
• Any other case involving medical or nursing issues, including workers’ compensation, Medicare fraud, probate or elder care

For additional information about Kathleen, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:

  • Case Map® Proficient
  • Medical liaison
  • Mass tort eligibility review and determination
  • Case-specific reports and chronology production
  • Interrogatory and requests for production preparation
  • Health Plan requirements and managed care practices
  • Delivery systems and networks
  • Health care access and outcomes

Rebecca Gaitan, RN, CLNC

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Gaitans Consulting Nurse Services LLC
Rebecca Gaitan has been a Registered Nurse since 1996 and expanded her knowledge to become a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant in 2013. Rebecca is currently clinically active in Dialysis to include hemodialysis, plasmapheresis and peritoneal dialysis. She has experience in acute and chronic dialysis settings. Other areas of practice include Med-Surgical Nursing and Adult and Child Psych. Services provided include:
• Screen cases for merit involving paper or electronic medical record review
• Compare care provided to standards of care and hospital/facility policy and procedure
• Summarize, translate, interpret medical records
• Reports oral or written, brief to extensive
• Connections to CLNCs in different areas of practice
• Locating Testifying Experts

For additional information about Rebecca, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:

  • Granuflo®/NaturaLyte®
  • Dialysis
  • Med-Surgical
  • Adult/Child Psych

Sherri Wiley-Benson, RN, CNM, MSN, MBA, CLNC

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Sherri Wiley-Benson Legal Nurse Consultants LLC
As the CEO, I bring over 29 years of nursing experience and over 15 years of nurse-midwifery experience to your litigation team.
Some of the reasons to use legal nurse consultants:
• Every medical record is mired in thousands of tedious bits of information.
• As the medical insider on your litigation team, a Certified Legal Nurse ConsultantCM delivers the cost-effective medical expertise to uncover the curcial facts from medical records that can be the difference between winning and losing your cases.
If your caseload includes:
• Medical or nursing malpractice
• General personal injury
• Products liability
• Toxic tort or environmental cases
• Any case involving medical or nursing issues, such as probate, Medicare fraud or workers’ compensation
You need a Legal Nurse Consultant on your team.                    

For additional information about Sherri, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:

  • Obstetrical Care
  • Nurse Midwifery Care
  • Surgical First Assist
  • Gynecological Cases
  • Morcellation
  • Cesarean Delivery

Sharon Murphy, RN, CLNC


Murphy & Associates Medical Legal Consulting
Sharon Murphy is a certified legal nurse consultant and has been a registered nurse for 23 years. Her nursing background includes medical surgical nursing, home health experience with adult and pediatric patients, nurse administration, and quality assurance performance improvement. She has reviewed thousands of medical records over more than two decades of her nursing practice.Professional Services Include:
• Attend and report on independent medical examinations
• Review and screen all medical related cases for both plaintiff and defense.
• Review medical records for deviations from the medical and nursing standards of care that can influence the outcome of the case.
• Review medical records and summarize medical history in written reports
• Comprehensive medical and nursing research

For additional information about Sharon, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:

  • Medical Record Review

Michelle Hinrichs, RN, MSN, MHA, CLNC

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Hinrichs Medico-Legal Consulting, LLC
Michelle Hinrichs is a certified legal nurse consultant (CLNC) with over 19 years of experience in various inpatient and outpatient health care specialties working with issues associated with medical records, standards, of care, negligence, injuries and damages (determination/cause/extent of both). Michelle has experience in both various bedside and leadership positions throughout her career. Some of the time and cost saving services Michelle provides include but are not limited to the following:
• Case screenings- a cost effective way to determine case merit, eliminating unnecessary expenditure of time and money.
• Develop chronological timeliness and brief reports, highlighting significant medical events present or absent and clarifying how it fits into case analysis.
• Assist with discovery via preparing interrogatories and request for production.
• Prepare questions for deposition or trial examination.
• Detect tampering of medical records.
• Attend and report on independent medical examinations.
• Research and apply authoritative nursing and medical literature.
• Identify deviations and adherences to applicable standards of practice and quality of care.
• Assess injuries and identify causation issues and contributing factors.
• Serve as a liaison via interviewing and preparing clients, key witnesses and experts.
• Facilitate preparation of exhibits and other demonstrative evidence

For additional information about Michelle, call 702-365-0625 or email Associates@Mcdonaldlegalnurse.com

Expertise:
  • Medical & Nursing Malpractice
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • General Negligence
  • Toxic Tort & Environmental Issues
  • Criminal
  • Workers’ Compensation/Work Place Injury
  • Elder Law/Health Care Law/Health Care Directives
  • Any Cases where Health, Illness, Injury is an Issue