Medical Criminal Law

Many times a physician-patient relationship ends in an undesired, even turbulent way. Often patients and/or their family members, when experiencing a difficult moment, engage in litigation, other times they are really ill-intentioned and go to court.

WFonseca Advogados offers its clients that are physicians, clinics, and hospitals services to mitigate or eliminate risks in the criminal sphere.

We have extensive expertise to assist our clients with:

  • Management of crisis before the media.
  • Guidance and monitoring of police investigations in situations involving the physician-patient relationship.
  • Defense of physicians, clinics, and hospitals in criminal cases stemming from charges of malpractice, medical errors, crimes against the public health, crimes against the honor of professionals, crimes of bodily injury, omission of help, and crimes against life.