Tips, Trends and Findings

Tips, Trends and Findings

Here are studies, reports and stories that caught our eye in the last month. No “standard” claim: Isn’t one rear-end crash like every other rear-end crash? No, says an article in Property Casualty 360 that’s part of a six-part series about adjuster ethics. “Each claim...
Physician Peer Review or LNC Report?

Physician Peer Review or LNC Report?

What’s the best practice? Both. When reviewing medical records, it may seem redundant and not at all cost effective to pay for both a physician’s peer review and a legal nurse consultant’s examination of the same claim or case. They both, however, offer unique...
Delayed Treatment

Delayed Treatment

Impacts of putting off medical care after injury Legal nurse consultants frequently find that a claimant has delayed treatment. Sometimes the delay may be only days, but many times the delay extends into weeks or months after the injury. The problem Delayed treatment...
Tips, Trends and Findings

Tips, Trends and Findings

Here are studies, reports and stories that caught our eye in the last month. Auto technology and insurance claims: Technology and consumer expectations are among the issues driving the evolution of auto insurance as we know it, according to an article in Property...
Case Study: Lead poisoning

Case Study: Lead poisoning

Why what’s missing is sometimes the most important detail There is no safe blood lead level in children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But, more than 500,000 U.S. children have elevated levels, which can cause lifelong developmental...