ALN Consulting is a national provider of medical-legal consulting services, founded in 2002. Our expertise includes, yet is not limited to, medical malpractice, long-term care, product liability, class action/mass litigation, and toxic tort.
Our highly skilled nurses co-manage cases with the legal team, ensuring more time and energy to concentrate on the matter at hand. Our clients exude confidence in knowing that a curveball won’t hit them in the courtroom.
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What Others Are Saying“ALN Consulting is an integral part of my Long Term Care team. They complete reviews of our charts in a timely and thorough way and I have confidence that they will get the medicine right. ALN’s great work allows me to better serve my clients.” – Christy C., Long Term Care Team Leader, Defense Attorney
Only the most experienced nurses make up ALN Consulting’s Nurse Leadership Team. They are natural leaders who impart their skills to the rest of the staff, as well as manage their own caseloads.
Through their work with the ALN Consultants newer to the team, our nurse leaders help hone the essential skills necessary to successfully collaborate in medical-legal matters. We are confident this investment ensures consistency and reliability in our reports.
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LeAnne Smith, RNC, LNCC, has practiced nursing for 20 years, with experience in critical care, medical-surgical nursing, and dialysis. She has been a member of the ALN Consulting team since 2007, and received national board certification in legal nurse…
Our Medical Legal Analysis team is supported by a team of highly experienced nurse consultants from a variety of backgrounds. Each team member brings years of nurse consulting expertise along with other experience such as administration, military experience, and more.
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Tamri Cutlip, CMT, CBCS, CEHRS, CMAA, has held positions in various areas of the medical field, such as health information coordinator, medical records data extractor, billing and coding specialist, electronic health records specialist and medical administrative assistant.
Meg Defries, RN, BSN, LNCC has clinical experience and has worked in ICU. She started her own legal nurse group doing defense work for products cases, and in 2000 joined a plaintiff medical malpractice firm in Baltimore.
Michelle Elsesser, RN, BSN, has 17 years of nursing experience and has her clinical career has focused on cardiac are, both in-hospital as wall as in the community as a homecare nurse.
Teresa Knapp Crawford, RN, began her career in long term care in 1994, starting out as Assistant Director of Nursing, then primarily as Director of Nursing.