Karen Apy


As a legal nurse consultant, Karen has worked on hundreds of cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, pain and suffering analysis, and product liability. She provides: 


  • • Preparation of timelines of facts/chronology of events
  • • Prepares summaries/narrative reports identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • • Assesses alleged causation, contributing factors, and damages
  • • Identifies key witnesses
  • • Provides education and clarification of medical/legal issues to assist the legal team
  • • Assists in the discovery process and identities missing records
  • • Assists in demonstrative evidence for trial

General Information:

Karen Apy has been a registered nurse for nearly forty years a legal nuse consultant since 2000, and a nurse life care planner since 2004. Her extensive nursing background includes emergency department, medical-surgical, critical care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, as well as geriatrics.  


She’s been in healthcare research, education and administration and has spent the last twenty years assisting plaintiff and defense attorneys in case preparation through medical records review, identifying deviations and adherence to standards of care, causation, and assisting with the assessment of damages.


As a nurse life care planner, Karen has provided plaintiff and defense life care plans, and medical cost projections for numerous cases involving catastrophic injuries, amputations, brain injury, chronic pain, burns, and spinal cord injuries.


Phone Number:

(413) 323-9705


Download Karen Apy's CV

over 40 years of Nursing experience

Licenses & Certifications

Registered Nurse (RN)

Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC)

Certified Nurse Life Care Planner (NLCP)

Education and Training

1984 University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Specialties & Experience

Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
Catastrophic Injuries
Pain and Suffering

General Specialties

Legal Nurse Consulting
Life Care Planning

Specialty Focus

Legal Nurse Consultant, medico-legal professional in the areas of Life Care Planning, Life Care Plan Projections, and Life Care Plan Critiques for injuries, including Spinal Cord, Amputations, Burns, Brain, Birth & Cerebral Palsy

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