Robin Hungerford Burgess has worked as a legal nurse consultant since 1999, beginning her career at a Valley plaintiff’s firm focusing on medical malpractice and personal injury. Since joining JSH in 2003, Robin has provided essential support to the legal defense team. She reviews and analyzes pertinent medical records and documents, and provides summaries to assist the team with case evaluation and strategy. As part of her role, Robin researches medical issues, researches the background of Plaintiffs and expert witnesses, communicates with clients and defense experts, suggests exhibits to use and questions to ask during depositions, provides analysis of documents, assures procurement of all relevant medical records, and prepares narratives and documents for production.
Before getting her foot in the door of an attorney’s office as a Legal Nurse Consultant, Robin worked as a clinical nurse for 16 years. Her experience includes working as floor nurse and Charge Nurse for the orthopedic and neurology units at the old Mesa Lutheran Hospital, as the office nurse for an internal medicine provider in solo practice, as a Triage Nurse and Nursing Supervisor at a large medical clinic with up to 24 providers, and as Nursing Supervisor at a primary care and urgent care clinic. She is knowledgeable in policy development, regulations, and staffing matters. In addition, due to personal experience with loved ones, she is knowledgeable in areas of needs and services for the disabled and the chronically ill, including insurance coverage, home health care and outpatient therapies.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC), Member
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, L.N.C.C., 2001
Arizona Registered Nurse License, 1983
Arizona State University, B.S.N., 1983