Kratzer v R & V Allgemeine Versicherung AG

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    CJEU C‑423/15
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Equal Treatment Directive 2000/78/EC; Sex Discrimination; Age Discrimination; Reason for Application Solely to Bring Claim

The Kratzer v R+V Allegemeine Versicherung AG [2016] case was also reviewed by Scott Alexander, Head of L&D at Legal-Island here.

Vexatious litigants have troubled the legal system from as far back as the late nineteenth century prompting the introduction in the United Kingdom of the “Vexatious Actions Act 1896” known as “an Act to prevent the abuse of the process of the High Court and other courts by the institution of vexatious legal proceedings”.[1] This Act gave leave to the Attorney General to apply to the High Court (and other courts) for an Order prohibiting an individual from issuing legal proceedings without leave from the court, not unlike the use of the Isaac Wunder

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This article is correct at 19/08/2016

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