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Other 15.04.2014

“Journalists and their legal status in the light of Polish law” – Człowiek i dokumenty I-III 2014.

Who can be referred to as a journalist in the light of the Polish law and what is the legal status of a journalist? Should the access to the profession of journalism be open? What are the current regulations concerning the professional conduct of a journalist? What is the legal responsibility of a journalist for his words? Att. Benedykt Fiutowski and Iwona Cygan, legal counsel trainee, from Budzowska Fiutowski and Partners faced these difficult questions and took the challenge to provide the relevant answers.

Other 25.09.2011

Jolanta Budzowska, komentarz w: "Poland's class actions in Thier First Year: A Retrospect ", portal internetowy RJ Gaudet & Associates LLC - 27.09.2011

Jolanta Budzowska, komentarz w: "Poland's class actions in Thier First Year: A Retrospect ", portal internetowy  RJ Gaudet & Associates LLC -  27.09.2011

Real Estate 13.02.2010

dr Anna Miśtal - "Succession to real property located in Poland, which the testator disposed of in the will drawn up abroad, with a particular regard to wills made in England and Wales" - 19.02.2010

dr Anna Miśtal - "Succession to real property located in Poland, which the testator disposed of in the will drawn up abroad, with a particular regard to wills made in England and Wales" - 19.02.2010

Other 19.07.2018

American Association for Justice’s Annual Convention, Denver 2018

Organised by the American Association for Justice, one of the largest conferences for trial lawyers in the United States took place in Denver from July 7 -10, 2018.

Other 18.06.2018

Product Liability and Medical Negligence – PEOPIL Conference, Barcelona 2018

This year’s conferences of the Medical Negligence and Product Liability EEGs of PEOPIL (the Pan European Organization of Personal Injury Lawyers) have taken place as a single event – a Joint Conference, held in mostly sunny, but always beautiful Barcelona, on 7 – 8 June 2018.

Other 01.06.2018

Atty. Jolanta Budzowska has received the “Golden Paragraph” Award 2018!

Atty. Jolanta Budzowska was one of the laureates of the 24th edition of “Golden Paragraphs”, organised under the auspices of the Daily Legal Newspaper (“Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”) in the category of Best General Counsel. The awards were presented on May 30th 2018 in Warsaw.

Other 21.05.2018

Eurojuris Practice Groups Days 2018 in Stockholm

Between the 10th and the 13th of May 2018 Atty. Michał Sikora took part in an annual Eurojuris International meeting, representing the BFP law firm among members of the organisation.

Other 26.03.2018

PEOPIL YLG 2018 Conference

This year’s PEOPIL Young Lawyers conference was held in the city of Prague on March 23rd, 2018. Gabriela Lenarczyk took part in the event on behalf of BFP.

Other 25.05.2017

PEOPIL CONFERENCE OF THE RTA AND WHIPLASH EEG - MUNICH

On 19 May 2017 I had a great pleasure to take part in the conference of the RTA and WHIPLASH EEG in Munich. The conference was organised by PEOPIL, Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers. Presentations were prepared by the speakers from different parts of Europe (from the UK, Spain, Greece, Germany, France and Poland). I took part in the comparative panel on Contributory Negligence in Motor Claims with German and French colleagues and I presented the regulation of the Polish Civil Code referring to this subject.

Events in the office 26.08.2016

The visit of legal counselor trainees from Berlin

On Thursday 25th of August 2016, our law firm had the pleasure to host a group of legal trainees form from the Appeal Court in Berlin

Other 25.04.2016

PEOPIL YOUNG – product liability cases

Michał Krzanowski and Gabriela Nadybska attended the 3rd PEOPIL Young Lawyers conference in Amsterdam on 22nd of April. They delivered a lecture on product liability cases in Poland and took this opportunity to exchange thoughts on cross border cases with other european lawyers. The programme gave the participants valuable insight on fields such as medical negligence, fatal accidents compensation, human rights and package travel. Budzowska Fiutowska & Partners have been actively engaged in the work of PEOPIL since 2008.

08.08.2018

Compensation and redress for laparoscopic bowel injury

On 2 August 2018, the Regional Court in Warsaw (I Civil Division) made a ruling in favour of the BFP law firms’ Client, under which she was awarded compensation and redress for a bowel injury sustained during a laparoscopic surgery for ovarian cyst removal.

06.08.2018

Death of an unborn child - redress for the parents [judgment]

On 27 July 2018, the District Court in Katowice (I Civil Division), passed a judgement under which the parents of a child who has tragically died in the mother’s womb as a result of medical negligence were awarded redress. During the course of these proceedings, the BFP law firm has acted for the plaintiffs – the parents.

18.06.2018

Intrauterine Fetal Death – a settlement

The BFP law firm has represented two clients – the parents of a child who tragically died in the mother’s womb as a result of medical negligence – in successful settlement negotiations with the hospital’s insurer.

08.05.2018

A judgment in favour of the parents of a child that died as a result of medical negligence

On 7 May 2018, the Regional Court in Tarnów passed a judgment under which the parents of an infant that died just a few weeks after being born were awarded bereavement damages.

19.10.2016

Road Traffic Accident (RTA)  in France – the settlement

The another case of our client who has sustained severe physical injuries has been now closed by reaching an appropriate settlement. In September 2012 our Client was a participant of a coach crash in France. As the result of index accident our Client has been severely injured – she sustained a multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) i.e.:

19.10.2016

Train crash near Szczekociny – the redress for suffering from PTSD [09.2016]

On 6th of October 2016 the Regional Court in Kraków made a ruling in the case of the Client of the Budzowska Fiutowski and Partners. Legal Counsel. Our Client was injured in the train crash that took place in March 2012 near Szczekociny. It needs to be reminded that as the result of the accident 15 people have lost their lives and more than 50 have been injured. Although our Client has not sustained any severe physical injuries, she suffered from long-lasting Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

09.08.2015

A successful case for damages and reimbursement of undue payment in the total amount of almost one million zlotys

A plaintiff, represented by Atty. Michał Sikora from the law firm Budzowska Fiutowski & Partners, was the company which is the leading Polish manufacturer of technical products of silicone, rubber and latex, operating both on the Polish and foreign markets. The case concerned compensatory claims in connection with the improper performance of the sale agreement and quality assurance agreement.

09.06.2015

Road traffic accident – over 700.000 PLN settlement

BFP has recently represented a client in a personal injury case following a serious road traffic accident that occurred in 2012 in Gdynia, Poland. The parties injured in said accident – including our law firm’s client – were citizens of the United States of America, as well as soldiers from the elite Navy SEAL force.

20.03.2018

VIDEO dla niesłyszących: Błąd medyczny - poszkodowany w sądzie

20.03.2018

Rodzaje postępowań, gdy dochodzi do utraty życia i zdrowia

20.03.2018

Koszty sądowe w procesie o odszkodowanie

20.03.2018

Czego mogę żądać, gdy jestem ofiarą błędu medycznego?

20.03.2018

Błąd medyczny - poszkodowany w sądzie

20.03.2018

Jak długo trwa proces o błąd medyczny?

20.03.2018

Dokumentacja medyczna w sądzie

20.03.2018

Proces sądowy o błąd medyczny - porady praktyczne

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Other 19.07.2018

American Association for Justice’s Annual Convention, Denver 2018

Organised by the American Association for Justice, one of the largest conferences for trial lawyers in the United States took place in Denver from July 7 -10, 2018.

Other 18.06.2018

Product Liability and Medical Negligence – PEOPIL Conference, Barcelona 2018

This year’s conferences of the Medical Negligence and Product Liability EEGs of PEOPIL (the Pan European Organization of Personal Injury Lawyers) have taken place as a single event – a Joint Conference, held in mostly sunny, but always beautiful Barcelona, on 7 – 8 June 2018.

Other 01.06.2018

Atty. Jolanta Budzowska has received the “Golden Paragraph” Award 2018!

Atty. Jolanta Budzowska was one of the laureates of the 24th edition of “Golden Paragraphs”, organised under the auspices of the Daily Legal Newspaper (“Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”) in the category of Best General Counsel. The awards were presented on May 30th 2018 in Warsaw.

Other 21.05.2018

Eurojuris Practice Groups Days 2018 in Stockholm

Between the 10th and the 13th of May 2018 Atty. Michał Sikora took part in an annual Eurojuris International meeting, representing the BFP law firm among members of the organisation.

Other 26.03.2018

PEOPIL YLG 2018 Conference

This year’s PEOPIL Young Lawyers conference was held in the city of Prague on March 23rd, 2018. Gabriela Lenarczyk took part in the event on behalf of BFP.

Other 25.05.2017

PEOPIL CONFERENCE OF THE RTA AND WHIPLASH EEG - MUNICH

On 19 May 2017 I had a great pleasure to take part in the conference of the RTA and WHIPLASH EEG in Munich. The conference was organised by PEOPIL, Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers. Presentations were prepared by the speakers from different parts of Europe (from the UK, Spain, Greece, Germany, France and Poland). I took part in the comparative panel on Contributory Negligence in Motor Claims with German and French colleagues and I presented the regulation of the Polish Civil Code referring to this subject.

Events in the office 26.08.2016

The visit of legal counselor trainees from Berlin

On Thursday 25th of August 2016, our law firm had the pleasure to host a group of legal trainees form from the Appeal Court in Berlin

Other 25.04.2016

PEOPIL YOUNG – product liability cases

Michał Krzanowski and Gabriela Nadybska attended the 3rd PEOPIL Young Lawyers conference in Amsterdam on 22nd of April. They delivered a lecture on product liability cases in Poland and took this opportunity to exchange thoughts on cross border cases with other european lawyers. The programme gave the participants valuable insight on fields such as medical negligence, fatal accidents compensation, human rights and package travel. Budzowska Fiutowska & Partners have been actively engaged in the work of PEOPIL since 2008.

Won cases

08.08.2018

Compensation and redress for laparoscopic bowel injury

On 2 August 2018, the Regional Court in Warsaw (I Civil Division) made a ruling in favour of the BFP law firms’ Client, under which she was awarded compensation and redress for a bowel injury sustained during a laparoscopic surgery for ovarian cyst removal.

06.08.2018

Death of an unborn child - redress for the parents [judgment]

On 27 July 2018, the District Court in Katowice (I Civil Division), passed a judgement under which the parents of a child who has tragically died in the mother’s womb as a result of medical negligence were awarded redress. During the course of these proceedings, the BFP law firm has acted for the plaintiffs – the parents.

18.06.2018

Intrauterine Fetal Death – a settlement

The BFP law firm has represented two clients – the parents of a child who tragically died in the mother’s womb as a result of medical negligence – in successful settlement negotiations with the hospital’s insurer.

08.05.2018

A judgment in favour of the parents of a child that died as a result of medical negligence

On 7 May 2018, the Regional Court in Tarnów passed a judgment under which the parents of an infant that died just a few weeks after being born were awarded bereavement damages.

19.10.2016

Road Traffic Accident (RTA)  in France – the settlement

The another case of our client who has sustained severe physical injuries has been now closed by reaching an appropriate settlement. In September 2012 our Client was a participant of a coach crash in France. As the result of index accident our Client has been severely injured – she sustained a multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) i.e.:

19.10.2016

Train crash near Szczekociny – the redress for suffering from PTSD [09.2016]

On 6th of October 2016 the Regional Court in Kraków made a ruling in the case of the Client of the Budzowska Fiutowski and Partners. Legal Counsel. Our Client was injured in the train crash that took place in March 2012 near Szczekociny. It needs to be reminded that as the result of the accident 15 people have lost their lives and more than 50 have been injured. Although our Client has not sustained any severe physical injuries, she suffered from long-lasting Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

09.08.2015

A successful case for damages and reimbursement of undue payment in the total amount of almost one million zlotys

A plaintiff, represented by Atty. Michał Sikora from the law firm Budzowska Fiutowski & Partners, was the company which is the leading Polish manufacturer of technical products of silicone, rubber and latex, operating both on the Polish and foreign markets. The case concerned compensatory claims in connection with the improper performance of the sale agreement and quality assurance agreement.

09.06.2015

Road traffic accident – over 700.000 PLN settlement

BFP has recently represented a client in a personal injury case following a serious road traffic accident that occurred in 2012 in Gdynia, Poland. The parties injured in said accident – including our law firm’s client – were citizens of the United States of America, as well as soldiers from the elite Navy SEAL force.

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