Action brought on 20 May 2009 - J v Commission

(Case F-53/09)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: J (London, United Kingdom) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and É. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities

Subject-matter and description of the proceedings

Annulment of the decision rejecting the applicant's claim that the disease from which she is suffering should be recognised as an occupational disease, and of the decision to charge her for the fees and costs of the doctor which she designated and 50% of the fees and incidental costs of the third doctor on the medical committee.

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Tribunal should:

annul the Commission's decision rejecting the applicant's claim that the disease from which she is suffering and which prevents her from carrying out her duties should be recognised as an occupational disease within the meaning of Article 73 of the Staff Regulations;

annul the Commission's decision to charge her for the fees and costs of the doctor which she designated and for 50% of the fees and incidental costs of the third doctor on the medical committee;

order the Commission to pay the applicant a symbolic sum of EUR one to compensate for the non-material harm suffered;

order the Commission of the European Communities to pay the costs.

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