July 2016

The subject of Great Britain saying farewell to the European Union and the conditions on which it intends to do so to this day remains on the front pages of newspapers. It is a matter which the Brits, the Poles and the citizens of the remaining EU Member States care about on an almost equal […]

Limitation periods, or how to make time when you need it most

Karolina Kolary        12 July 2016        Comments (0)

Medical negligence cases are the bread and butter for the Personal Injury Team at BFP. It has to be said however that cross-border medical negligence cases are overall far more scarce. It is never easy to write about such cases, as usually the consequences of medical negligence are dire. Nevertheless, we will do our best […]

Sometimes it does not matter how well you are trained…

Jolanta Budzowska        08 July 2016        Comments (0)

In one of our cross-border road traffic accident cases, the personal injury team represented a client who was injured in a serious RTA that occurred in 2012 in Gdynia, Poland. Our client in this case was a citizen of the United States of America and a soldier of the elite Navy SEAL force. He was […]

On the wings of justice

Jolanta Budzowska        08 July 2016        Comments (0)

As far as aviation personal injury cases are concerned, undoubtedly the most important and prominent one for our personal injury team would be the case of the emergency landing of a Boeing 767 aircraft at the Okęcie Airport in Warsaw in 2011. The aircraft, piloted by Captain Tadeusz Wrona, had a belly landing on 1 […]

Too much metal will hurt you

Jolanta Budzowska        08 July 2016        Comments (0)

Product liability cases are probably among the most diverse types of personal injury cases; perhaps even the single most diverse. Nevertheless, it is easy to identify that our personal injury team has dealt with one specific kind of defective product above all others, that being hip implants. Several defective models of hip implants were officially […]