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Other 05.03.2019

Eurojuris interviews Atty. Benedykt Fiutowski

On the occasion of the upcoming 15th Anniversary of Budzowska Fiutowski & Partners. Legal Counsels, Eurojuris International, the leading network of independent law firms in Europe, conducted an interview with Atty. Benedykt Fiutowski.

Medical 24.09.2018

Compensation of non-pecuniary loss of close relatives

Compensation of non-pecuniary loss of close relatives : a comparative study on some European Union member countries' and Swiss legislation and practices - Gabriela Lenarczyk

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 16.04.2019

Expert lecture delivered by Gabriela Lenarczyk at scientific conference „Protection of health data in the realm of new technologies”

The Student Scientific Organization for Medical Law affiliated to the Jagiellonian University in Kraków organized its sixth national scientific conference on 12 April 2019.

Other 15.04.2019

The BFP once again highly ranked in The Legal 500!

Budzowska, Fiutowski & Partners – Legal counsels has been ranked in the top tier of the “Insurance” category in the latest edition of the prestigious ranking “The Legal 500 EMEA 2019”.

Other 03.04.2019

Young Lawyers from BFP conquer Europe

On 29 March 2019 Gabriela Lenarczyk and Karolina Mazur represented the BFP law firm at an annual Young Lawyers group (part of the PEOPIL: Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers) conference, which this year took place in Manchester.

Other 29.01.2019

Atty. Budzowska ranked as one of the most influential lawyers in Poland!

Daily Legal Newspaper (Dziennik Gazeta Prawna) published their ranking of 50 most influential lawyers in Poland. Also included was Atty. Jolanta Budzowska, and the editors’ comment is as follows:

Other 23.10.2018

3rd Kraków Medical Tourism Congress

In recent years, Poland has become one of the most popular tourism destinations among tourists from Great Britain, Germany, Sweden and Norway who look for highly specialized medical services during their travel.

Other 21.10.2018

Eurojuris International Congress in Dubai

During the autumn Eurojuris International Congress in Dubai, the BFP was represented by Atty. Benedykt Fiutowski.

Other 11.10.2018

Medical malpractice in the realm of medical tourism – are patients safe?

Today Atty. Budzowska visited Radio Kraków to discuss medical tourism with Dr Jan Parandowski. The experts educated potential medical tourists on the importance of making an informed choice of a clinic (having special regard to its quality and reputation) and on the practical aspects of pursuing a claim for compensation in the realm of medical tourism.

Events in the office 09.10.2018

International patent conference ‘Rethinking Patent Law as an Incentive to Innovation’ 8-9 October 2018 – Warsaw

On 8 and 9 October 2018, the Polish Patent Office together with the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Society for Intellectual Property and Competition Law held a conference titled ‘Rethinking patent law as an incentive to innovation’.

22.02.2019

Perinatal hypoxia – over 1.000.000 PLN redress for a child and its parents

On 20 February 2019, the Court of Appeals in Warsaw issued a judgement in a case of perinatal hypoxia of a child. As a result of actions taken by the medical personnel of the defendant hospital, the minor claimant suffered particularly serious damage to health.

23.10.2018

Road Traffic Accident (RTA) – high compensation

On 30 August 2018, the Court of Appeals in Warsaw issued a judgement in the case of the BFP law firms’ Clients concerning a road traffic accident as a result of which the plaintiffs’ husband and father have sustained fatal injuries.

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.

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

Publications

Other 05.03.2019

Eurojuris interviews Atty. Benedykt Fiutowski

On the occasion of the upcoming 15th Anniversary of Budzowska Fiutowski & Partners. Legal Counsels, Eurojuris International, the leading network of independent law firms in Europe, conducted an interview with Atty. Benedykt Fiutowski.

Medical 24.09.2018

Compensation of non-pecuniary loss of close relatives

Compensation of non-pecuniary loss of close relatives : a comparative study on some European Union member countries' and Swiss legislation and practices - Gabriela Lenarczyk

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

News

Other 16.04.2019

Expert lecture delivered by Gabriela Lenarczyk at scientific conference „Protection of health data in the realm of new technologies”

The Student Scientific Organization for Medical Law affiliated to the Jagiellonian University in Kraków organized its sixth national scientific conference on 12 April 2019.

Other 15.04.2019

The BFP once again highly ranked in The Legal 500!

Budzowska, Fiutowski & Partners – Legal counsels has been ranked in the top tier of the “Insurance” category in the latest edition of the prestigious ranking “The Legal 500 EMEA 2019”.

Other 03.04.2019

Young Lawyers from BFP conquer Europe

On 29 March 2019 Gabriela Lenarczyk and Karolina Mazur represented the BFP law firm at an annual Young Lawyers group (part of the PEOPIL: Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers) conference, which this year took place in Manchester.

Other 29.01.2019

Atty. Budzowska ranked as one of the most influential lawyers in Poland!

Daily Legal Newspaper (Dziennik Gazeta Prawna) published their ranking of 50 most influential lawyers in Poland. Also included was Atty. Jolanta Budzowska, and the editors’ comment is as follows:

Other 23.10.2018

3rd Kraków Medical Tourism Congress

In recent years, Poland has become one of the most popular tourism destinations among tourists from Great Britain, Germany, Sweden and Norway who look for highly specialized medical services during their travel.

Other 21.10.2018

Eurojuris International Congress in Dubai

During the autumn Eurojuris International Congress in Dubai, the BFP was represented by Atty. Benedykt Fiutowski.

Other 11.10.2018

Medical malpractice in the realm of medical tourism – are patients safe?

Today Atty. Budzowska visited Radio Kraków to discuss medical tourism with Dr Jan Parandowski. The experts educated potential medical tourists on the importance of making an informed choice of a clinic (having special regard to its quality and reputation) and on the practical aspects of pursuing a claim for compensation in the realm of medical tourism.

Events in the office 09.10.2018

International patent conference ‘Rethinking Patent Law as an Incentive to Innovation’ 8-9 October 2018 – Warsaw

On 8 and 9 October 2018, the Polish Patent Office together with the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Society for Intellectual Property and Competition Law held a conference titled ‘Rethinking patent law as an incentive to innovation’.

Won cases

22.02.2019

Perinatal hypoxia – over 1.000.000 PLN redress for a child and its parents

On 20 February 2019, the Court of Appeals in Warsaw issued a judgement in a case of perinatal hypoxia of a child. As a result of actions taken by the medical personnel of the defendant hospital, the minor claimant suffered particularly serious damage to health.

23.10.2018

Road Traffic Accident (RTA) – high compensation

On 30 August 2018, the Court of Appeals in Warsaw issued a judgement in the case of the BFP law firms’ Clients concerning a road traffic accident as a result of which the plaintiffs’ husband and father have sustained fatal injuries.

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.

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