Brown, Angeleta v Petroleum Co. of Ja. Ltd., Juici Beef Ltd.

Case Number: 
2004 HCV1061
Date of Delivery: 
27.04.2007

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

IN CIVIL DIVISION

CLAIM NO. 2004 HCV1061

BETWEEN ANGELETA BItOWN CLAIMANT

AND PETROLEUM COMPANY FIRST DEFENDANT

OF JAMAICA 1,IMITED

C' /'

AND JUICI BEEF LIMITED SECOND DEFENDANT

Mr. Richard Reitzin instructed by Reitzen & Hernandez for the claimant.

Ms. Christine Mae Hudson instructc!d by K. Churchill Neita & Co. for the first

defendant (appearance limited to the issue of costs). ~

Second defendant not represented.

March 22 & April 27, 2007 1

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McDONALD-BISHOP , J. (An.)

1. Miss Angeleta Brown, the claimant, is now 29 years old. She is employed as a

counter clerk at the second defendant s company. On May 13, 2002, while being

employed in the same capacity, she was at work wrapping knives and spoons in a

section at the back of the second defendant's building at its Lane Plaza Branch,

Liguanea, St. Andrew. She was in the company of two of her co-workers.

2. Whilst there engaged in the ex~xutiono f her task, an employee of the first

defendant's company was in the process of refilling a commercial LPG cylinder in

close proximity to where the claimant and her colleagues were working. The

claimant started to smell escaped fbmes of gas and spoke to the first defendant's

Customer Service

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