Note: This English translation is unofficial. Only the original German text carries legal authority.

No settlement in the legal dispute on the role of Grünenthal, the Contergan Foundation and the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs

Press release 9.3.2017

In the lawsuit before the Bonn Regional Court between the plaintiff, Contergan victim Andreas Meyer, and the defendant, Attorney Karl Schucht, the parties have been unable to reach an agreement.

In the court hearing on 15.2.2017, the Bonn Regional Court had proposed that the parties should reach an out-of-court settlement.

It is expected that the court will reach a judgement on 29.5.2017.


Materials on the background to the dispute can be found here:

http://www.gruenenthal-opfer.de/Court_Meyer_vs_Schucht_15_02_2017

http://www.gruenenthal-opfer.de/press_hearing_thalidom_lawsuit_13_2_2017

http://www.gruenenthal-opfer.de/Materials_Meyer_vs_Schucht_15_2_2017


Contact:
BCG - Bund Contergangeschädigter
und Grünenthalopfer e.V.

c/o Mr Andreas Meyer (Chairman)
Dohmengasse 7 , 50829 Köln
Email: bcg-brd-dachverband@gmx.de
Website: www.gruenenthal-opfer.de
Mobile: 0172 / 2905974





Please refer details of the legal and socio-political significance of the lawsuit.


Please refer our press release dated 5.9.2016 about the filing of the lawsuit.


Please refer our press release dated 13.2.2017 about the court proceedings.

Note: This English translation is unofficial. Only the original German text carries legal authority.



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