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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 13 June 2012 – BL v European Commission

(Case F-63/10) 1

(Civil Service – Former official – Social security – Accident – Closure of the procedure for the application of Article 73 of the Staff Regulations – Temporal application of the scale annexed to the new version of the rules concerning insurance against accidents and occupational diseases – Length of the procedure)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: BL (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: L. Levi and C. Bernard-Glanz, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and D. Martin, acting as Agents)


Application to annul the Commission’s decision to close the procedure opened under Article 73 of the Staff Regulations following the applicant’s accident on 13 August 2001 by granting the applicant a rate of permanent invalidity of 6% and an order that the defendant pay the applicant an amount in respect of damages.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of 28 October 2009 to close the opened under Article 73 of the Staff Regulations of Officials of the European Union following the accident to BL on 13 August 2001;

Orders the European Commission to pay BL the sum of EUR 2 500;

Dismisses the remainder of the action;

Orders the European Commission to bear its own costs and to pay the costs incurred by BL.


1 OJ C 260, 25.9.2010, p. 29.