As a Legal Nurse Consultant since 1990, Claudia P. Caparco B.S. R.N., has worked in the legal community (plaintiff/defense), with insurance companies, and with corporations.  Ms. Caparco has extensive knowledge and experience in the analysis and evaluation of medical malpractice & negligence, personal injury and criminal law cases.

Ms. Caparco is a member of the:

  • American College of Forensic Examiners – Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Nursing

  • American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC)

  • International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)

Services include:

  • Handling of minor/routine cases and also complex cases involving voluminous medical records of plaintiffs/defendants with catastrophic injuries.
  • Advice attorney/client on what records are needed to analyze the case.
  • Reviewing, analyzing, interpreting and summarizing medical records and other pertinent documents.
  • Preparing medical summaries, medical chronologies, medical timelines, and reports.
  • Researching and integrating medical and nursing literature as it relates to the medical facts and issues of a case.
  • Providing support at all stages of the legal proceedings, including depositions, discovery, mediations / arbitrations, and trial to assist with clinical information and witness examination questions.
  • Depositions: assisting in preparing deposition questions; reviewing, analyzing, summarizing depositions associated with a case.
  • Identifying, locating and conferring with expert witnesses.
  • Preparing file for expert review including letter to the expert.
  • Prepare and advice the attorney on the medical issues of the case and give recommendations for further case handling.
  • Assist in the understanding of injuries / damages / permanencies. Advice on aspects of diagnosis, medical findings, underlying medical conditions, and expected course of recovery.

Personal attributes include:

  • Works independently.

  • Customer focused.

  • Experienced working on multiple projects at a time.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Leadership skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • Proficiency with computers, word processing and the internet.

  • Excellent oral/written communication skills.

  • Effective organizational skills with regard to time management, task prioritization, and integration of information from a variety of sources.

  • Ability to prioritize an ever-changing workload.

  • Fluent in Spanish.