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:
Federation of Thalidomide Sufferers
and Grünenthal Victims
c/o Mr Andreas Meyer (Chairman)
Mobile: +49 (0)172 / 2905974
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.
Please also read Section B of the open e-mail letter from Andreas Meyer to the Chairman of the Council of the Contergan Foundation, Christoph Linzbach (BMFSFJ), dated 30.4.2019.