Salmon, Peter v Master Blend Feeds Ltd

Case Number: 
C.L. 1991/S 163
Date of Delivery: 
26.10.2007

I N THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CIVIL DIVISION

SUIT NO. C.L. 1991/S 163

BETWEEN PETER SALMON CLAIMANT

AND MASTER BLEND FEEDS LIMITED DEFENDANT

IN CHAMBERS

Marion Rose Green instructed by Marion Rose Green and Company for

the claimant

Yualande Christopher instructed by Grant Stewart Phillips and

Company for the defendant

October 9 and 26, 2007

APPLICATION TO AMEND PARTICULARS OF CLAIM, RULES 19.4,

20.4 AhlD 20.6 OF THE CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES, WHETHER

AMENDMENT STATUTE BARRED,

6 SY KES J .

1. The issue on this application is whether the amendments sought by

the claimant are statute barred. I shall give the history of the

matter.

The history

2. Mr. Peter Salmon, an employee of Master Blend Feeds Limited

("Master Blend"), alleges that on June 2, 1986 he injured his back

while working at Master Blend's factory because it failed to provide a

safe system of work. He also alleges that Master Blend failed to meet

its obligations under the Factories Act.

3. By writ of summons filed June 7, 1991, Mr. Salmon, launched his

claim for compensation. His statement of claim, filed on the same

date, has these particulars of injuries:

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