TELEMEDICINE APPLIED IN MEDICAL EXPERTISE: ETHICAL-LEGAL AND TECHNICAL ANALYSIS ON THE PRODUCTION OF EXPERIMENTAL PROOF DURING THE SARS-CoV2 / COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
The study aims to analyze the ethical, legal and technical feasibility of expert evidence using telemedicine resources while the crisis caused by the Covid19 pandemic continues. With regard to the methods of approach used for the preparation of the article, this is a retrospective study on the use of telemedicine.
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE “LOSS OF A CHANCE” THEORY IN THE POINT OF VIEW OF FORENSIC MEDICINE
The “loss of a chance” is an innovative theory accepted in the Brazilian legal system. It is of great medical-legal interest that every expert knows doctrinal aspects related to the “loss of a chance”. Expert evidence must translate the complexity of technical evaluation into a set of reasoned conclusions, according to the real situation of the individual and considering the general principle of full compensation of personal damages.
EXPERT EVALUATION: AUXILLIARY ELEMENT IN THE FOUNDATION OF SPECIAL JUSTICE DECISIONS
The present study aims to diminish the inexistence of a referential regarding the expert testimony in the legal process in the one Special Justice metier, the JMU. The study is presented as a descriptive, transversal and documentary. Following the bioethical regulations a sample of 136 legal process were established that should contain expert testimony.
NON-LETHAL VIOLENT CRIMES COMMITTED ON NEUROPROSTHESES: A NEW CHALLENGE FOR MEDICAL-LEGAL EXPERT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
This work was developed in order to demonstrate the importance of discussing the new challenge to be faced by medical and legal expertise and the Criminal Justice on the possibility of non-lethal violent crimes committed on neuroprostheses.
HUMAN IDENTIFICATION OF DECAPITATED BODY AND REMAINING OF A HEAD THROUGH COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DNA – CASE REPORT
In the routine of Medical Forensic Institutes, cases of bodies, which require an identification process are not rare. Thus, the forensic options are fingerprints, the dental data and genetics analysis and do anthropological exams. This case aimed to identify both a head and a decapitated body found separately and on different dates sent for forensic examination to the Estácio de Lima’s Medical Forensic Institute in Maceió – Alagoas.