Uncovering the Unseen: Understanding, planning, and costing for brain injuries within the medico-legal arena​

Original Release Date: February 15, 2023 | 1:00 pm ET

Medical and Life Care Consulting hosted a complimentary webinar aimed at helping medico-legal professionals gain a better understanding of planning, and costing for brain injuries within the medico-legal arena​.


This webinar focuses on brain and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and provides best practices for working on cases that include brain injuries. In addition, life care planning expert, April Pettengill, reviews brain injuries within litigation, including the following topics:

  • Varying types of brain injuries
  • Most common brain injuries within a litigation
  • What makes brain injuries complicated
  • Planning considerations
  • Recovery and rehabilitation costing considerations
  • And, three best practices for working on a case involving a brain injury

Presenter: April Pettengill


April Pettengill has over 30 years nursing experience that has included caring for the ill and injured across the continuum of life. A strong professional nursing background in catastrophic case management including assessment of and coordination of care needs for severely injured persons. Hands on nursing experience working with chronically ill elderly, pediatric population and acutely ill adults. Hands on experience with patients with cancer, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, wounds, spinal cord injuries, stroke, brain injuries, and progressive neurological disorders such as ALS and MS and Pediatric High-Tech need.

Medico-Legal Webinars​

Medico-legal webinars are a great resource for plaintiff and defense teams looking to better understand injuries and illnesses and how they may impact a case. Topics range from pediatrics and pain to costing and Medicare Set-Aside Allocations and everything in between.