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OTC Travel Talks: Limitation in Czech Republic, Denmark & Poland Part 2

Watch Ian Denham, Klára Dvořáková, Kira Kolby Christensen and Gabriela Lenarczyk in the sixth episode of our travel law discussions; ‘OTC Travel Talks’. This episode focuses on the limitation periods in Czech Republic, Denmark & Poland for personal injury claims.

Outer Temple’s Ian Denham was joined by Klára Dvořáková (Partner at Holubová, Prague, Czech Republic), Kira Kolby Christensen (Partner at Elmer Advokater, Copenhagen, Denmark) and Gabriela Lenarczyk (Associate at Budzowska Fiutowski & Partners, Krakow, Poland).

Watch OTC Travel Talks Episode 6

In the second part of this discussion Ian and his guests discuss extension of limitation periods and consider:

  • Whether the limitation period be extended by agreement between the parties or by Court order.
  • Whether there is a limit as to how many times limitation may be extended.
  • The means of starting proceedings.
  • What to do if the limitation expires before proceedings are commenced.

In Part 1, Ian and his guests discussed limitation periods, a key issue for cases which run in England but apply foreign law:

  • Does the limitation period vary depending on the cause of the injury?
  • Is the limitation period any different depending who is liable (private citizen, insurer, state body)
  • Does the limitation period vary depending on the cause of action?
  • When the ‘clock starts’ for limitation purposes in different scenarios?
  • Is the duration of a limitation period affected by criminal proceedings involving the same issue or parties?
  • Does the clock start at a different time for children or a person without legal capacity?

Watch the first installment here.

This was the sixth in a new series of talks that Outer Temple’s cross border and travel law team have created on matters of interest in cross border personal injury work. Our next episode will be about liability of road traffic accidents (RTAs) in France, Spain and the Netherlands.

These vlogs will be included in the next edition of our new travel law e-newsletter, which launched in July.

Subscribe to the Travel Law E-Newsletter here.

Find Out More

Ian Denham is a personal injury practitioner with a particular expertise in matters involving serious and catastrophic injuries, wrongful deaths, clinical negligence and cross-border personal injury claims. His cross-border practice covers advising on jurisdiction, applicable law, direct rights of action against insurers, claims against the MIB, accidents in the air and on sea, and claims involving a cross-border employment aspect. Ian has also advised on the potential implications arising from Brexit.

To find out more about Ian or any of our International Injury & Travel Law barristers, contact Paul Barton +44 (0) 7427 4907 for a confidential discussion.

Webinars & Vlogs, Travel Vlogs, Travel, Travel 3 Sep, 2020


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