Perrier, Delbert v Gladstone Bell & Alison Bell

Case Number: 
C.L.2002/P033
Date of Delivery: 
15.02.2007

JUDGMENT

CLAIM NO. C.L.2002/P033

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

IN THE CML DMSION

BETWEEN DELBERT PERRIER CLAIMANT I

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AND

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GLADSTONE BELL FIRST DEFENDANT

ALISON BELL SECOND DEFENDANT

Heard: 4th, 5th July 2006 and 15th February 2007. ! ~

Ms. Sheri- Ann McGregor instructed by Ms. Ayana Thomas of Nunes

Scholefield De Leon and Co. for the Claimant.

Mrs. Sharon Usim and Ms. Karene Stanley instructed by Karene N.

Stanley and Co. for the Defendants.

Mangatal J:

1. The evidence in this case was completed on the 4th and 5th July 2006.

At that time by consent of the parties I ordered that both sides file

and exchange written closing submissions by the 2 1st of July 2006.

2. This is a claim by Mr. Perrier against Mr. and Mrs. Bell for a balance

allegedly due for services rendered and materials provided by Mr. Perrier

as a contractor at the Bells' premises at 1 Tiarra Close, Queenhill, Saint

Andrew.

3. Mr. Perrier claims that by an oral agreement made in or about May

2000, the Bells contracted his services to drill blast and remove debris

from a building site at Tiarra Close. Mr. Perrier says that he fulfilled his

obligations under the agreement and submitted a final bill for the sum of

$17,748,888.83. The Bells have paid $10,975,600.00 in a number of

tranches on different dates. The claim is that an amount of

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