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 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.
Please refer our press release dated 08.06.2016 about the not yet final judgement of bonn regional court on 10.5.2017.
Please refer our press release dated 26.09.2017 about our petition for a nation wide anti-corruption law.
Please refer our Invitation dated 19.01.2018 to the court hearing at the Cologne Higher Regional Court on 15.2.2018.
Please refer our press release dated 06.02.2018 about the hearing at the Cologne Higher Regional Court on 15.02.2018.
Please refer our press release dated 4.6.2018 Gruenenthal Cartel against Contergan victims.
Please refer our draft resolution to extend the audit mandate of the law firm GSK Stockmann & Kollegen dated 9.11.2018.
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.
Please refer our press release dated 29.05.2019 Gruenenthal’s man from the Family Affairs Ministry.