Life Care Planning

The Medical Legal Services Divisions’ life care planning process is characterized by:

  • A thorough understanding of the consequences and long-term service needs of those who have experienced catastrophic injuries
  • Comprehensive research and careful documentation of current and future costs of care
  • Identification of needs based on face-to-face assessment and interview (when possible)
  • Dynamic recommendations that reflect the client’s changing needs
  • Advanced experience in the presentation of plans in testimony
  • Consistency with Standards of Practice
  • Working knowledge of litigation practices
  • Skill in addressing housing, home adaptations, and accessibility concerns


Sample Life Care Plans are available upon request.

Life care planning has evolved from a practice primarily within the field of litigation support to application in elder care, chronic illness, and discharge planning. Life care planning with the Medical Legal Services division is characterized by:

  • Accuracy in projections for long term care and treatment
  • Placing the person at the center of the planning process
  • Careful analysis of current needs and future concerns
  • Multidisciplinary coordination with other providers and disciplines
  • Clarity in presenting plans that will be recognized by all parties