Aviation

Aviation law – denied-boarding and delayed flight compensation system for passengers

Jolanta Budzowska        28 August 2017        Comments (0)

Fortunately, air travel disruptions rarely result in passenger injuries. The damage usually takes on a more prosaic dimension, coming down to material loss caused by the delay or cancellation of the flight. In that case, the passenger can claim a fairly quick compensation. What simplifies the process is the EU Regulation 261/2004, which entered into […]

Ultralight aircraft accident

Jolanta Budzowska        20 January 2017        Comments (0)

Aviation accident cases tend to have a cross-border side to them. At times only seemingly, though, as in a recent case which concluded with a judgement of the District Court in Kraków. In said judgment the court declared the jurisdiction of Polish courts and applied Polish substantive law, despite objections raised by the sued insurer: […]

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 […]