Association pour la Permanence de Défense des Patients et des Assurés (APAS)

Organized by :

Non-profit association

Areas of expertise :

  • Social insurance law (invalidity insurance, accident insurance, health insurance, unemployment insurance, occupational pension provision, supplementary AHV/IV benefits)
  • Health law (patients, doctor, medical liability, patient-physician relationship)

Open to:



Services provided:

  • Advice (written or oral information)
  • Writing (writing for private persons)
  • Legal representation (legal writing and court accompaniment)


Price of services:

  • CHF 30 for the annual fee for ongoing advice
  • Fees below market prices set according to the complexity of the procedure and the financial capacity of each party 
  • Fees are charged when the file is opened.


Spoken languages:

French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian 


Make an appointment:

On site: the first interview takes place on Mondays from 1pm to 3pm (main office) and on Thursdays from 4pm to 5.30pm, without prior appointment.

Attendance of a lawyer:


Note :

APAS does not draft for the authorities. 

No legal information is given by telephone or e-mail. APAS does not inform doctors and insurers. The languages spoken vary according to the hours of operation. 

Monday: 9am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm (telephone), on-site presence, without appointment, from 1pm to 3pm
Tuesday: 9am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm (phone)
Wednesday: 9am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm (phone)
Thursday: 9am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm (telephone), on-site presence, without appointment, from 4pm to 5.30pm
Friday: 9am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm (phone)


27, Boulevard Helvétique, 1207 Genève

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