Reid ,Roy v Forest Industries Development Company Limited

Case Number: 
C.L. R054 OF 1990
Date of Delivery: 
06.04.2001

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA
IN COMMON LAW
SUIT NO. C.L. R054 OF 1990
BETWEEN ROY REID PLAINTIFF
AND FOREST INDUSTIES
DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
LIMITED DEFENDANT
Mr. Winston Spaulding, Q.C. and Mr. Norman Harrison for plaintiff
Mr. Dennis Morrison, Q.C. and. Mrs. Donna Scott-Mottley for defendant
Heard: 26", 27" and 2gth September, 2000 and 6" April 2001
JAMES G.G. J. *
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On the 1 gth day of July, 1989 the plaintiff was injured while travelling
L back to the defendant's headquarters at Twickenham Park in St. Catherine.
He was driving a truck belonging to the defendant when the steering and
braking mechanism ceased to function and the truck crashed into the side of
the bridge on Spanish Town Road, near to Riverton City.
LJ Liability is not in issue and all that remains is for damages to be
assessed.

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