Barton, Ramon & Wilburn Barton v John McAdam, etal

Case Number: 
C L 1996 B 1 10
Date of Delivery: 
24.05.2005

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA '

IN COMMON LAW

CLAIM NO. C L 1996 B 1 10

BETWEEN RAMON BARTON

(an infant by his father and

next friend Wilbum Barton)

CLAIMANT

AND WILBURN BARTON 2nd CLAIMANT

AND

AND

JOHN McADAM

WESLEY McADAM

1 DEFENDANT

i'

2"d DEFENDANT

AND LAWKENCE DENNIS 3'' DEFENDANT

AND DENNIS CLINTON WRIGHT 4LhD EFENDANT

Miss Suzette Wolfe instructed By Crafton Miller & Company for Claimants

Mr. Emile Leiba instructed by Piper & Samuda for 3rd and 4th Defendants

Heard: January 19, March 7 and May 24, 2005

Sinclair-Haynes, J. (Ag.)

On January 11, 1993 whilst Lawrence Dennis was driving a bus, it collided with a

vehicle driven by John McAdam. Ramon Barton, who was a passenger in the bus driven

by Lawrence Dennis, sustained serious injuries. At the time, he was nine years old. He

is now 20 years old. His father and next friend Wilbum Barton instituted proceedings

against the driver and Mr. Clinton Wright whom he sued as principal and owner of the

said bus.

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