Practice Areas

Serve as a nurse expert witness, write reports and testify at depositions or trial;

Assist attorneys in preparation of witnesses and experts for deposition and trial;

Review medical records to determine if a malpractice case has merit;

Determine if there were adherences to or deviations from the standard of care;

Assist attorneys and healthcare providers respond to State Licensing Boards;

Research medical and nursing literature relevant to the case;

Develop questions for the attorney to be used for deposition or trial examination;

Prepare interrogatories or exhibits;

Present educational seminars at your facility in the following areas:

  • Risk Management
  • Nursing Documentation
  • Patient Safety
  • Responding and Reporting to State Licensing Boards (Medical and Nursing Boards)
  • Reporting to the National Practitioner Data Bank

D & J Legal Nurse Consultants provide consultation, and expert witness services with extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Addiction and Substance Abuse
  • Administration
  • Aggression and Violent Behavior
  • Critical Care
  • Fall Injuries
  • Geropsychiatry
  • Medication Errors
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Policies and Procedures
  • Patient Safety
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Procedural Complications
  • Psychiatry
  • Quality Management
  • Reporting and Responding to State Licensing Boards
  • Risk Management
  • Suicide attempt or completed suicide

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Darlene Szaloczy

firm information

Our firm provides support to attorneys by providing nurse expert witnesses to serve as consultants on potential cases and to offer advice throughout the litigation process. This firm has experience in the following specialty areas including: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Hospital and Nursing Administration, Critical Care, Quality Management, Nursing Education, Nursing Policies and Procedures, Patient Safety, Psychiatry, and Risk Management.

our services

Services for the plaintiff and defense include initial consultation, case preparation and expert testimony. The nurse expert witness assists the attorney in determining whether or not to pursue a case; identifies standards of practice for the care provided; and collaborates with attorneys to prepare litigation materials.