April Pettengil

Director of Medico-legal Services​

April Pettengill

April Pettengill has over 30 years of experience as a Registered Nurse and leads the MLCC’s team nurse consultants serving the medico-legal industry. April has worked in the hospital setting in geriatrics, pediatrics, telemetry, and orthopedics and brings to the leadership team more than 30 years of case management experience for work-related injuries and illnesses.

In 2004 April applied her extensive experience with catastrophic injuries to becoming a certified Nurse Life Care Planner and in 2005, further expanded her areas of expertise by attaining the Medicare Set Aside Consultant Certification. 

April has been a member of AANLCP since 2004 actively working on the conference committee and most recently as secretary on the CNLCP® Certification Board from 2007 to 2018.

Our leadership team is deeply committed to the growth and advancement of the medico-legal industry. They consistently share their wealth of knowledge and expertise, with the goal of fostering innovation and facilitating best practices in the field. To further this mission, they regularly host informative webinars that cover a range of relevant topics, ensuring that professionals in the industry have access to cutting-edge insights and strategies. Below, you will find a selection of webinars presented by our experienced leaders, designed to enhance your understanding and skills in the medico-legal arena.

Is That Reasonable? | The Complexities of Medical Bill Reviews & Their Impacts on Injury Case

Is That Reasonable? | The Complexities of Medical Bill Reviews & Their Impacts on Injury Case

Original Release Date: May 22, 2024

Spinal Cord Injuries Cervical vs. Lumbar Planning for Long Term Needs

Spinal Cord Injuries: Cervical vs. Lumbar - Planning for Long-Term Needs Part 2

Original Release Date: Apr 9, 2024

Preparing your client to return home after a catastrophic injury or illness

Assessing the Home: Preparing your client and their life care plan to return home

Original Release Date: May 10, 2023

Negotiating the fine line between Injury and Co-morbidities

Negotiating the fine line between injuries and comorbidities​

Attain a comprehensive understanding of the optimal strategies to effectively manage comorbidities during long-term recovery and rehabilitation planning, resulting in improved outcomes and patient satisfaction.

Diagnosis: Chronic Pain! Explore invasive pain management and its impact on personal injury cases

Understand invasive pain management interventions and their impact on personal injury cases

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Medicare Set-Aside Payer Act, familiarize yourself with the Medicare Set Aside process, and explore the different types of MSA administration available.


Understanding, planning, & costing for brain injuries within medico-legal litigation​

This webinar delves into the intricacies of the brain and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), providing valuable insights and best practices for handling cases involving brain injuries.