Misty L Coffman

Misty L Coffman

RN, CLNC, MSCC, CNLCP
32531 N Scottsdale Rd #105-214
Scottsdale , AZ 85266
Mobile: 480-527-6420
Office: 480-527-6420

Introduction

LIFE CARE PLANNING/MEDICAL COST PROJECTIONS/MEDICAL BILL REVIEWS/MEDICARE SET-ASIDE ALLOCATIONS. Testifying and consulting services throughout the United States for personal injury, medical malpractice, and workers' compensation claims since 1997. Prior testifying experience.

Prior clinical experience as medical-surgical nurse (including mother-baby unit, Chemotherapy, orthopedics, pediatrics and bariatric), occupational health nurse (acute injury management, IMEs, Impairment Rating Evaluations, drug testing and consulting for business and industry, ergonomic evaluations, PFTs, Respiratory Fit Testing, etc.), case management, Corporate Risk Manager for chain of long term care facilities and assisted living facilities in Ohio, and long term care (Assistant Director of Nursing and Director of Nursing for a 189 bed long term care/acute rehab facility).


Areas of Expertise

  • Document Examination
  • Elder Abuse
  • Geriatrics
  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Life Care Planning
  • Long Term Care
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medical Records
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Risk Management
  • Structured Settlements
  • Workers Compensation Insurance

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Active RN License in Arizona (multi-state privileges) and Ohio.

Certificates: Certified Legal Nurse Consultant, Medicare Set-Aside Consultant-Certified, and Certified Nurse Life Care Planner
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Nurses Association

American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (former national and Phoenix Chapter Board Member)
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Lorman Seminar (Medicare Set-Asides, 2012; Medical Records Law, 2018)

Arizona Paralegal Association (Medical Records Review/Chronologies)

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (San Antonio, TX) "The Minimum Data Set in Long Term Care"
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: 30+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: RN - standard of care for acute hospital and LTC environment
RN- Elder Abuse
MSA - Medicare Set-Aside Allocator
Nurse Life Care Plan Expert Witness
Medical Bill Review Expert (Federal Court)
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: *Including all cases (testifying expert or expert reviewer): 40%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: *Including all cases (testifying expert or expert reviewer): 60%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 15+
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2016
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: ALL
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Approximately 3
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 21 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Life Care Planning (formulation and/or critiques)
Medicare Set-Asides (formulation and/or critiques)
Medical Billing
Negligence Reviews
Preparation of Chronologies
Case Management/Nurse Strategist for medical malpractice claims
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Fee Schedule Upon Request
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Fee Schedule Upon Request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Fee Schedule Upon Request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Fee Schedule Upon Request
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Fee Schedule Upon Request


References

Available Upon Request