German Federal Court of Justice on "Metall auf Metall": the endless sampling story continues

For more than two decades, the "Metall auf Metall" (metal on metal) case has occupied German and European courts. This was already the fourth time that the German Federal Court of Justice had to deal with the case. However, a final decision was not reached this time either. Rather, the Federal Court of Justice overturned the first appeal judgment in its ruling of 30 April 2020 (I ZR 115/16) and referred the case back to the Hamburg Higher Regional Court.

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