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Exhibitor at AAJ Annual Conference 2019

Dawn Cook along with her business Expert Witness Nurses was thrilled to be an exhibitor the American Association for Justice 2019 Annual Convention hosted in sunny San Diego July 26 – 31. We connected and shared information with hundred of … Continued

Brain Signals Turned into a Voice

For those who have lost the ability to speak and use their hands due to becoming paralyzed, have ALS, a stroke, or severe cerebral palsy to name a few; communication can be difficult and frustrating.  Current devices used to assist … Continued

What is Involved with Fitting a Wheelchair?

A common item requested in personal injury lawsuits are wheelchairs, both for short and long term use. It is important to understand why proper fittings are essential for comfort, usability and to prevent further injuries from wheelchair misuse. Why do … Continued

What is a “Past Medical Bills” report?

Attorneys involved in personal injury and medical malpractice cases will want to have all the medical bills post incident reviewed for appropriateness. There are several steps involved in a past medical bill review, which includes the following: Verification: The first … Continued

Lumbar Fusion and Billing

When a law firm is reviewing the past bills for a lumbar fusion surgery, there may bills from several providers with many differing codes and charges. The basic charges for a lumbar fusion include: Pre-operative assessment by the surgeon and … Continued

Dawn Cook Presents at AALNC

Dawn Cook was featured as a guest speaker at the pre-track forum of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) Annual Forum held in Louisville, Kentucky on April 4, 2019. Dawn’s session on “Analyzing Past Medical Bills: Do you … Continued

Motorcycle Accidents and Life Care Planning

Motorcyclists are more vulnerable than occupants of cars; therefore, they are more likely to sustain serious injuries if involved in a crash. Roads are designed for heavier vehicles and road barriers and guardrails are made for deflecting the energy of … Continued

Dawn Cook Featured Speaker at DRI pre-seminar session

Dawn Cook was recently included as a subject matter expert as a certified life care planner at the pre-seminar ‘Advanced Skills for Cross-Examination of the Life Care Planner’ at the Defense Research Institutes (DRI) Medical Liability and Health Care Law … Continued