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Cathy L. White, RN, BSN, MJ

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Cathy White is a Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) with more than 23 years of professional nursing experience. She works with Wise Morrissey attorneys as a liaison to clients and expert medical witnesses in medical cases, such as medical malpractice, personal injury or wrongful death. Her expertise in critical care, specifically with stroke and Neurosurgical ICU units provides keen insight for the attorneys.

White received her BSN from University of Illinois at Chicago and went on to earn a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law from Loyola University. She also has certificates in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BCLS, ACLS). White is an RN licensed in Illinois and was employed at University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center specializing in critical care including Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Neurosurgical ICU, transplant units and recovery of postoperative patients directly from the operating room to the ICU. White also worked at the American Medical Association (AMA) as a nurse liaison for physicians across the country developing current procedural terminology and coding of medical services.

Her role at Wise Morrissey is to gather details through medical records to create a complete and detailed summary of the case. Through her investigation of the facts, she is able to determine if a medical expert is needed and, if so, is involved in the progress of selecting experts in the appropriate specialty. She continues as a liaison with the client and experts throughout the process.