Henry, Dorothy v Superior Plastics Ltd

Case Number: 
C.L. H-104 OF 1994
Date of Delivery: 
06.06.2002

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA
IN COMMON LAW
SUIT NO. C.L. H-104 OF 1994
BETWEEN
AND
DOROTHY HENRY
SUPERIOR PLASTICS LIMITED
PLAINT IFF
DEFENDANT
C;, Mr. Clyde William instructed by Haughton & Associates for
plaintiff
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Mr. Debayo Adidepe for defendant
May 13, 14, 16 and June 6, 2002
Sykes J (Ag)
November 20, 1991 will live long in the memory of the
plaintiff. That was the day on which she was injured at her
place of work, Superior Plastics Limited, located in
salubrious Mandeville, Manchester. The plaintiff in this
matter has lost four fingers on her right hand and the
distal phalanx on the thumb of her right hand. According to
the medical report of Dr. Ian Titus, dated July 28, 1992,
the injuries received by the plaintiff meant that she lost
"90% of her hand function [which] represents a (sic) 81%
loss of upper limb function and a 49% loss of whole body
function." The plaintiff herself says that since her
accident she is unable to work. She is unable to comb her

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