Medical & Hospital Law

Our Medical and Hospital Law department assists doctors, patients and institutions linked to the various medical professions:

a. Medical Law

  • Practice of medicine in accordance with Belgian and European law
  • Law on Patients' Rights
  • Civil and criminal liability of the practitioner
  • Legal procedures and expertises
  • Evaluation of human damage

b. Hospital Law:

  • Hospital legislation
  • Merger and restructuring of hospitals
  • Accreditation
  • Obligations imposed on hospitals by the Law on Patients' Rights
  • Hospital liability
  • Hospital infections
  • Social conflicts and relationships between doctors and hospitals
  • Administrative procedures involving the National Institute for Sickness and Invalidity Insurance (RIZIV/INAMI)