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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (3rd Chamber) of 1 December 2010 -Gagalis v Council

(Case F-89/09) 1

(Civil service - Social security - Occupational accident - Partial permanent invalidity - Decision to take responsibility for 75% of the costs of a thermal cure - Reimbursement for care under Article 72 of the Staff Regulations and additional reimbursement under Article 73 of the Staff Regulations - Exclusion of cover for subsistence expenses - Refusal of additional reimbursement - Interpretation of Article 73(3) of the Staff Regulations and of Article 9 of the Common rules on the insurance of officials against the risk of accident and occupational disease)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Spyridon Gagalis (Kraainem, Belgium) (represented by: N. Lhoëst, lawyer, then by N. Lhoëst and L. Delhaye, lawyers)

Defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: M. Bauer and K. Zieleśkiewicz, Agents)


Action for annulment of the defendant's decision refusing to reimburse the applicant, pursuant to Article 73 of the Staff Regulations, 75% of all the costs relating to a thermal cure.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr Gagalis to pay all the costs.


1 - OJ C 312, 19.12.2009, p. 45.