Often times healthcare and legal issues become intertwined and that’s when a nurse attorney is needed. Someone who is a nurse attorney has a degree in both nursing and law. The areas where a nurse attorney are most needed would be in personal injury and medical malpractice cases. But a nurse attorney doesn’t have to work on her own in getting clients, she can be employed by insurance companies or work as hospital counsels. Other nurse attorneys work as expert witnesses or as consultants in legal cases where medical expertise is required.

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