McKay Law, a leading personal injury law firm with offices in East Texas, announced today that Pattie Peterson LVN, a Texas Nursing Board Certified Nurse, has joined their team as a client medical treatment in-house specialist to assist in guiding the firm’s personal injury clients’ medical treatment.
Nurse Peterson will study and analyze case management and medical information, as well as assist the firm’s pre-litigation and litigation teams on the best treatment choices for clients’ injuries. In addition, Pattie will assist the firm’s lawyers and case managers in completely comprehending and communicating the medical elements of cases to insurance adjustors, opposing counsel, and jurors.
About Nurse Peterson
Pattie is a Texas Nursing Board Certified Nurse. She has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare and litigation support, including discovery, depositions, and serving as a healthcare arbitrage nurse.
“Throughout my career as a nurse, I’ve worked to be innovative and influential in applying my skills as a clinician,” Pattie said when she joined the McKay Law auto and truck accident personal injury law firm. I’m excited to do this in support of our clients, ensuring that they receive the high-quality medical care they require to ensure they recover as swiftly as possible from their car or truck accident injuries.”
“It’s not uncommon for a health insurance company to engage a Patient Care Coordinator,” Lindsey McKay, a truck accident attorney and founding partner of McKay Law, said. Nurses are occasionally employed by personal injury law firms. Typically, these nurses are limited to reviewing records and doing chronologies. By designing Patti’s work to help coordinate care with doctors and therapists, it ensures our clients receive the right therapies timely so they may return to normal activities as soon as possible. We believe in ‘People First, as our clients are like family to us.’ “We continuously endeavor to innovate and ensure that we provide an unsurpassed level of knowledge for all of our clients,” McKay added.
About McKay Law
McKay Law is a personal injury law practice established in Sulphur Springs, Texas, with locations throughout East Texas and in Dallas. The firm’s attorneys specialize in assisting clients who have been injured in a car or truck accident and can be reached 24 hours a day at 1-903-BOLD or 1-903-INJURED.
How Lawyers Assist Victims in Choosing Medical Teams
When it comes to finding excellent medical providers, lawyers can be a valuable resource.
Personal Injury Lawyers like Lindsey McKay, work with medical professionals on a daily basis. Sophisticated Personal Injury Law Firms like McKay Law, often employ an in-house medical practitioner.
Attorneys collaborate with doctors on a daily basis.
Hence, quality personal injury lawyers are aware of which medical providers are the most capable. They are well-versed in how medical care and insurance affect the legal system.
“Most people don’t realize how crucial a great medical professional is to their recovery and case success,” says Lindsey McKay of Mckay Law. “Lindsey McKay believes so strongly in the necessity of proper medical treatment that she would never refer a client to a healthcare professional to whom she would not go to herself for diagnosis and medical treatment.”
There are five key areas where Personal Injury lawyers can assist car and truck accident victims in determining the best medical providers for their needs:
1. Medical training and competence level that is appropriate
Lawyers know what training and experience levels result in the greatest medical outcomes since they deal with so many cases and are always on the lookout for the best practitioners. It’s vital to know the correct type of doctor for the right situation. Nobody will be able to provide you with the care you require.
2. Reputation and performance in the real world
It’s one thing to understand how to treat injuries. Personal Injury Lawyers are well-versed in which doctors produce excellent results. They know who has the best reputations and receive the most positive feedback, as well as who’s licenses are in jeopardy and who has a history of medical and ethical infractions.
3. Willingness to help victims of car and truck accidents
It may be difficult to believe, but some doctors dislike dealing with automobile and truck accidents because they can take a lot of time, energy, and risk. Lawyers with experience know which doctors are likely to give medical care and which will not.
4. Follow-up and implementation of the treatment plan
Lawyers who are familiar with doctors can also determine which doctors are the best at developing treatment programs, following up, and seeing their patients through a full recovery. Excellent medical treatment and patient care reptutation gets around, and the legal community takes notice.
5. Case documentation and medical records
Data and records – or case evidence, is king in the insurance sector and the personal injury courtroom. Doctors and healthcare clinicians have an obvious authority and gravitas to both judge and jury. In the difficult and challenging world of insurance and legal claims, lawyers know which doctors produce great records and are the most successful in caring for their patients and in their sworn court testimony.
“Because they’re around them so often, lawyers have the practical knowledge and specific insights into which doctors are the most effective in automobile and truck collision cases,” says Nurse Peterson who has worked in the medical and legal professions for more than 15 years. Lindsey McKay says: “When you find a good medical doctor or healthcare clinician who treats patients with respect and is a good doctor that is also believable to a jury and is competent under cross-examination, you don’t hesitate to call on them when a client needs assistance.”
Take it from people who work with these individuals and issues on a daily basis. When it comes to choosing the finest medical practitioner for your case, a lawyer can be your best friend.
McKay Law accident attorneys assist clients who have been harmed in a car or truck collision. Call 1-903-Bold® or 1-903-Injured® for immediate legal assistance, or go to www.McKayLawTx.com. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you’ve been injured in the last 2 years and you need medical advice on your case, contact our medical clinician, Pattie Peterson at 903-999-2653. She can get you the care you need.