Raymond Reid v Dalton Wilson

Case Number: 
2004/HCV0889
Date of Delivery: 
03.03.2004

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CLAIM NO. 2004lHCV0889

BETWEEN RAYMOND REID CLAIMANT

AND DALTON WILSON DEFENDANT

Mr. Richard Reitzin instructed by Reitzin and Hernandez for Claimant

Mr. Kevin Williams instructed by Grant, Stewart, Phillips and Company for Defendant

Heard: 3rd, 4'h, 81h November and loth and 20'~D ecember 2004

Sinclair-Haynes, J. (Ag.)

Raymond Reid was a passenger in a bus owned by Dalton Wilson which collided

with another vehicle. As a result of the collision he was pinned between two seats for

fifty (50) minutes and thereby suffered personal injuries and loss. The ill-fated day was

September 1 7, 2002. Judgment in Default was entered against Mr. Dalton Wilson. It is

now my task to assess the damages sustained by the claimant.

Claim for General Damages

Re: Pain and sufferings and loss of amenities

Mr. Reid was examined by Dr. Grantel Dundas. The following is an extract from

his Medical Report dated March 3,2004:

Examination

"There was a 1 cm superficial scar in the right lumbar area. The pelvis was

unremarkable.

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