Legal Consulting

Legal Consulting

Dr. Collins has reviewed over 450 legal matters for plaintiff and defense attorney clients since 1993. Dr. Collins prides herself on being knowledgeable, timely, and unbiased.

Dr. Collins is one of a very small, select group of qualified, experienced nutrition legal experts. As such, her unique ability in the legal arena has been profiled in several articles:

Services include:

  • Review of medical records to determine merit
  • Development of chronologies and timelines
  • Report writing
  • Assistance in locating qualified dietitians and nutritionists in other specialties

Dr. Collins' areas of expertise include:

  • Human nutrition
  • Dietetics and food service systems
  • Geriatrics
  • Nursing homes
  • Long term care
  • Assisted living
  • Hospitals and acute care
  • Wound healing
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Bedsores and decubitus ulcers
  • Diabetes and diabetic ulcers
  • Burns
  • Non-healing surgical wounds
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Failure to thrive
  • Wasting diseases
  • Cachexia and sarcopenia
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Dietary problems related to Alzheimer's disease
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Choking and diet texture modification
  • Nutritional analysis
  • Vitamin and mineral deficiencies