interpretive guide to the united restitution organization claims files

BEG (German Federal Indemnity Law) Health Claim Documents

Below are brief summaries of forms which may be found in a BEG claims under the category of damages to body and health (Shaden an Körper oder Gesundheit). Clicking the description headers, pictures, or links in the sidebar will bring you a scanned image of the document and (where necessary) an English translation.

Damages to body and Health Application

This is the main application form for Damages to Body and Health claims. This form can be easily identified by the title Schaden an Körper oder Gesundheit and the letter B in the upper right-hand corner.


Entitlement to Health Claim

This form summarises medical assessments of the claimant's disability resulting from wartime persecution and was used in order to declare the claimant eligible for a health-based pension.