Ruth Hostler RN, MSN, AOCN, CLNC

RIH Legal Nurse Consultants, LLC

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Ruth I. Hostler is the President and founder of RIH Legal Nurse Consultants, LLC.  Located in Pennsylvania we serve  both plaintiff and defense attorneys in developing their medically related cases. We dedicate ourselves to providing comprehensive reviews for our clients nationwide. Our services are provided in the Philadelphia area and Nationwide.

Our certified consultants have extensive medical background, experience, and training in a variety of specialties. We adhere to the highest standards of professional integrity.

Meet Our Founder

Ruth I. Hostler RN, MSN, AOCN, CLNC is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse with 33 years of professional experience. She successfully completed the CLNC certification program through the Vickie Milazzo Institute, the pioneer and largest legal nurse consulting education program.

As an Advanced Practice Nurse and a Nurse Manager, Ruth is an accomplished nurse with both clinical and administrative experience. Her specialties include:

• Bone Marrow and Solid Organ Transplant
• Critical Care
• Infection Control

• Medical-Surgical
• Oncology

In addition, Ruth has experience as a Diabetic Educator and Nursing Instructor. She has experience in JCAHO preparation, staffing, and delegation. She has written policy and procedures, and developed standards of care for the hospital setting.


• American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC)
• Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
• National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (NACLNC)
• National Nurses Business Association (NNBA)
• Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
• Sigma Theta Tau