Jeffery Gordon v Devon Owen Campbell, etal

Case Number: 
2006 HCV 00745
Date of Delivery: 
08.10.2007

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CLAIM NO 2006 HCV 00745

BETWEEN JEFFERY GORDON CLAIMANT

A N D DEVON OWEN CAMPBELL

STEDMAN A. WALTERS AND

ROBERT L. HYLTON T/A

GLOBAL BUREAU OF

INVESTIGATIONS 1 ST DEFENDANT

A N D ROBERT HYLTON 2ND DEFENDANT ' Racquel Dunbar for Claimant

Defendants not appearing or represented

Practice and Procedure - Application for Summary Judgment -

Defendant fail in^ to respond to application - Statement of Defence

reveals issues of fact to be decided - Whether summary iud~mentm ay

be granted

BROOKS, J.

4th and gth October, 2007

Claims involving motor vehicle collisions do not readily lend

(3 themselves to applications for summary judgment. Nonetheless, Miss

Dunbar, on behalf of Mr. Jeffery Gordon urges the court to grant such a

judgment in this case. Mr. Robert Hylton is the only defendant who has

been served with the Claim Form. He has filed a defence but has done

nothing to resist Mr. Gordon's application for summary judgment. The

question to be decided is whether, in light of Mr. Hylton's default, the court

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