Legal Nursing Consultant

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Expert Witness for the Defense of Individual RNs and Healthcare Organizations

Dr. Quinlan is a certified legal nurse consultant (since 2004) specializing in the defense of individual registered nurses, nursing support staff, and healthcare organizations. Phyllis’ clinical areas of expertise are emergency service, acute care, subacute care, long term care, home care, and assisted living.

Her certified legal nurse consultant services included medical record review, report development, timeline creation, literature search, creation of demonstrative evidence, development of PowerPoint presentation, offering deposition testimony, and expert witness trial testimony.

Phyllis works collaboratively with medical malpractice insurance companies and medical malpractice defense law firms in Greater New York, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, Westchester counties, Upstate NY, eastern New Jersey, Maryland and western Florida.

Dr. Quinlan also offers her certified legal nurse consultant experience to healthcare organizations as a trainer/consultant to assist in raising awareness about clinical protocol, policy, and procedure risk reduction methods, as well as, training leadership and staff in the legal aspects of nursing and support service practice, the implications of documentation, and rendering care consistent with state and national standards.