Medical negligence

Settlement woes

Jolanta Budzowska        11 October 2016        Comments (0)

A couple days ago I came across an interesting article about settlement issues in medical negligence cases in the UK (link below). It is claimed by the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers chairman that the NHSLA (the National Health Service Litigation Authority) settles 76% of all cases that could have been settled pre-proceedings, post-proceedings. Later on, […]

The Descendants

Michał Krzanowski        26 September 2016        Comments (0)

Recently we have been asked to advise on a very interesting matter in a cross-border personal injury case. The victim, a resident of the UK, was injured as a result of alleged medical negligence during breast surgery, performed in Poland. Compensatory claims for bodily injury and health disorder were pursued, however only out-of-court (proceedings have […]

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 […]