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26.052010

The accident during the lunch break is not indemnifiable (Court of Cassation, Labour Section no 11150/2010)

The Court of Cassation confirmed and specified the principles outlined by case-law on injuries so called “in itinere”. In particular, the worker that has an accident during the lunch break, coming back to work from his domicile is not entitled to a compensation. The Supreme Court also specified that the elective risk of the injuries “in itinere”, which excludes the workers’ compensation, has to be considered with more rigour than in the work activity.