Current Cases:
IMEs, expert locations, review medical records for merit.


Cases Worked On by Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant in Recent Years
Medical malpractice/ medical negligence.
General negligence, medically related.
Personal injury - motor vehicle collisions, toxic tort.
Product liability.
Criminal.
Civil Rights.
Legal malpractice.
Premise liability.
State and federal.

Services Provided by Buddenhagen & Associates in Recent Years
Review and analysis of medical records.
Organization of medical records.
Chronologies and timelines - brief, moderate and comprehensive.
Summaries of medical records - targeted and comprehensive.
Reports of analysis of medical records.
Medical literature research.
Medicare Set-Asides.
Medical cost projections (also known as future medical assessments).
Expert witness location.
Assistance with affidavit creation, medical aspects.
Creation of requests for production.
Attendance at phone conference of expert witness reports with note taking
and submission of notes with analysis.
Assistance with deposition preparation.
Attendance at deposition.
Attendance, note taking and reports on Independent Medical Evaluations
(IMEs).
Pain and suffering analysis and report.
Trial observation.

Medical Issues/Cases Reviewed in Recent Years by Atlanta Legal
Nurse Consultant
End Stage Renal Disease including vascular access devices and sepsis.
Psychiatric.
Outpatient Surgery.
Corrections.
Bariatric Surgery.
Complicated medical including sepsis and abdominal surgeries.
Toxic exposure in the workplace.
Ophthalmology.
Cardiac.
Septic arthritis.
Neurology, Neurosurgical.
Podiatry.
Medical surgical nursing.
Premise liability.
Operating room mishap.
Wound care.
Nursing home.
Burns.
Pain and suffering.
Obstetrical.
Inpatient surgery.
Oncology.
Urology.
Goodpasture's Syndrome.
Intraoperative blood loss.
Bacterial endocarditis.
Home health care.
Pharmacy.
EMS.
Dental.
Gynecological.
Vascular surgery.
Respiratory.
Cardiothoracic.
Physical therapy.
Traumatic head injury.
Orthopedic.
Drug injury.
Anesthesia.
Retained foreign body.
Gastrointestinal.
Falls.
Pathology analysis/Autopsy Analysis.
Maternal Fetal Medicine.
Surgical.
Motor vehicle collisions - truck, car with injuries.
Diabetes mellitus.
Decipher medical handwriting.
ENT.
Endocrine.
Endoscopy.
Spinal fluid leak.
Epidural hematoma.
Review neuropsychological testing reports.
Radiation therapy.
Pediatrics.
Drug overdose.
Spinal stimulator.
Emergency room/emergency department.
Assist accident reconstructionist with medical record summaries.
Pulmonary embolism and pulmonary edema/congestive heart failure.
Steven's Johnson Syndrome.
Plastic surgery.
Vaccination reaction.
Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis.
IV Extravasation.
Infections.
Shaken baby.
Hormone replacement.
Chiropractic.
Neonatal.
Dermatology.
Medicare Set-Aside
Medical Cost Projection.
Liz Buddenhagen, RN
Atlanta Legal Nurse
Consultant
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant                     770-725-2997

"Liz Buddenhagen's
presentation
'Managing the LNC
Workload', as part of
our Legal Nurse
Consultant Series is of
great educational
value to our students.
Her evaluations from
the participants are
very positive."
Barbara Benjamin,
EdD. RN
Assistant Clinical
Professor, School of
Nursing Center for Life
Long Learning
University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill