Gail D Dewald

Ms. Gail D Dewald

BS RN CNN
25 Longsford
San Antonio , TX 78209
Mobile: 210-382-1013
Office: 210-930-0844
Fax: 210-822-3539
Introduction

Subject matter expert in safety and regulatory compliance in the treatment of patients receiving dialysis. Extensive background in standards of care, quality improvement, patient safety requirements, patient engagement, and clinical outcomes in all modalities of dialysis (hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, home hemodialysis, pediatric dialysis). Experienced in medical record investigations, expert witness cases, and report writing. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and electronic records.


Areas of Expertise
  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Nephrology (Kidney)
  • Nursing
  • Personal Injury
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Certified Nephrology Nurse - 1993 to present
Bachelor's of Science degree
Associate's Degree in Nursing (RN)
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: ESRD Network 14
American Nephrology Nurses Association
Renal Administrators Association
Renal Support Network
American Association of Kidney Patient
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Multiple since 1996 (too many to list). Most recent- April 2019
Regulatory compliance
Hemodialysis

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 10
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Hemodialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Death of a hemodialysis patient
Dialysis facility complaint
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 90%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 10%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 1 of 10 cases.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2001
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: none as yet
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: none as yet
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 2001
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting by medical record investigation.
Expert opinion.
On site investigations are possible.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $150 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $150 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $500 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $500 per hour
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel expenses would be billed to the client.


References

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