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FM LEGAL NURSE CONSULTING, LLC

Connecting the gap between Medical & Legal

25 years of Dedicated Nursing Service

Helping attorneys & insurance companies discover & bridge the gap within medical & legal; connect the missing links. Define the Standards of Care. Problem-solve, research & analyze information. 

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FM Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC is an independent nurse consultation business connecting the missing links between medicine and law; owned by Rebecca Fish-Meraz, RN MSNED, LNC. FM Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC offers attorneys, insurance companies, and/or other legal representatives a better-informed understanding of the facts of the health care delivery system. Support is provided to both plaintiff and defense as well as insurance claims via cost-effective services in analysis review, data abstraction, chronologies, executive summaries, Independent/ Defense Medical Exams, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice. Guest Speaking services are available, also.

Vision:

The vision of FM Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC is to lead by example in servant leadership, dedication, commitment and honor in the practice of the standards of care. 

Mission: 

The mission of FM Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC is to influence quality care in the health care delivery system. To promote justice.  Discover, recognize and communicate any deviation from the standards of care; resulting in improved quality of care and fair treatment. 

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Chronologies

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Medical Overviews & Abstractions

Executive Summaries 

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Personal Injury

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Services

Medical Malpractice

Independent Medical Exam/Defense Medical Exam 

(IME/DME)

Disability Claims

Guest Speaker

*Standard of Care

*Legal Nurse Consulting

*Abuse/Neglect Prevention

*Medication Error Prevention/Safety

*Fall Prevention

*Administrative Nursing

*Care planning 

*Life Care Planning

*State/Federal/Joint Commission Regulatory Compliance

*Remote Nursing

-Chronic Care Management

-Remote Patient Monitoring

-Telephone Triage Nurse

*Build your own business 

Long Term Care Facility/Skilled Nursing Facility
(LTCF/SNF) 

*Standard of Care 

*Pressure Ulcers

*Medication Errors/Safety

*Restraints

*Tracheostomy/Trilogy

*Falls

*Wrongful Death

*Quality & Risk Management

*Infection Control

*Billing & Coding 

*State/Federal/Joint Commission Regulatory Compliance

Insurance Claims

​*Legally alleged injuries

*Claims Analysis

*Mediation/Settlement Analysis: Possible Recovery & Medical management impact

*Workman's Compensation: Independent/Defense Medical Exam

*Insurance Fraud

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Hospital 

​*Standard of Care Cardiac

*Standard of Care Medical/Surgical 

*Medication Errors/Safety

*Falls

*Restraints

*Wrongful Death

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Specialty Areas

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I graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Master of Science in Nursing Education and received a legal nurse consulting certificate of completion from The Center of Legal Studies. I steadily climbed the professional lattice of nursing, beginning as a certified nursing assistant in 1995. In my career path, I focused on higher education, articulation of patient advocacy, provision of standard of care, servant leadership and stewardship.

Specialty Areas:

Cardiac Telemetry, Medical Surgical, Behavioral Management, Long-term Care Facility/Skilled Nursing Facility, (Administrative Nursing, Bedside nursing, Wound Care Management, Quality Assessment, Infection Control, State/Federal/Joint Commission Regulatory Compliance), Chronic Care Management, Remote Patient Monitoring/Telehealth/Telephone Triage Nursing, Postsecondary Faculty/Instructor Travel Nursing. 

 

Education:

The Center for Legal Studies-Murray State University on-line Legal Nurse Consulting, 2021, Indiana Wesleyan University- Marion, Indiana Master of Science in Nursing Education, 2014 and Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2012, Western Kentucky University-Bowling Green, Kentucky Associate of Science in Nursing, 2005, Kentucky Community Technical College Systems- Glasgow, Kentucky Licensed Practical Nursing 2001, Certified Medication Technician 1997,  Certified Nursing Assistant 1995. 

 

Languages:

English and Spanish proficient/diligent in written and verbal

About the owner

REBECCA FISH-MERAZ, RN, MSNED, LNC

Professional Experience

  • Legal Nurse Consultant 

  • FM Legal Nurse Consulting April 2021-Present ​Developed FM Legal Nurse Consulting June 2020-present day

  • Telephonic Nurse Triage 

  • Positive Reinforcement Nurse Triage-PRN January 2020-April 2020

  • Cardiac Telemetry/Case management RN

  • TJ Samson November 2018 to April 2020

  • Cardiac Telemetry/float pool RN Greenview Regional Hospital June 2017 to November 2018 

  • Travel RN Director of Nursing/Assistant Director ICU/CCU/TCU/CTU

  • Med Plus Staffing May 2016 to July 2017 

  • Assistant Professor of Post-Secondary Nursing on-line/onsite

  • Simulation Learning Center Coordinator

  • Lindsey Wilson College July 2015 to May 2016 ​

  • Adjunct Faculty Instructor Post Secondary Nursing 

  • Western Kentucky University January 2015 to May 2015 

  • Administrative RN (Material Data Set Resident Assessment Information Coordinator)

  • Bowling Green Nursing and Rehabilitation January 2013 to May 2015 

  • Private Duty RN 

  • KARA’s May 2012 to January 2013 

  • Floor RN Supervisor 

  • Sunbridge Nursing Home  March 2011 to May 2012 

  • Administrative RN 

  • Glenview Health Care July 2007 to December 2010​

  • Cardiac Telemetry RN

  • TJ Samson May 2005 to November 2007

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