Shakira Dixon v Donald Jackson

Case Number: 
CLD 042/2002
Date of Delivery: 
30.09.2005

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CLAIM NO. CLD 04212002

BET WEEN SHAKIRA DIXON CLAIMANTIAPPLICANT

(by her next friend Norine Bennett)

AND DONALD JACKSON DEFEND ANTIRESPONDENT

R. Reitzin instructed by Reitzin & Hernandez for Claimant

M. Manning and C. Minto instructed by Nunes, Scholefield, DeLeon & Co. for

Defendant

Heard: June 10, July 22,26 and September 30,2005

Beswick J.

On January 25, 2002, a motor vehicle accident occurred on March Pen Road, St.

Catherine in which a car being driven by the defendant, Mr. Donald Jackson, caused

injury to the claimant, Shakira Dixon.

In the suit filed by Ms. Dixon it was alleged that it was Mr. Jackson's negligence

that caused the accident.

In his defence, he denied being negligent and said that it was Ms. Dixon's

negligence that caused the accident, or at least, materially contributed to it.

By this application Ms. Dixon seeks an Order to strike out Mr. Jackson's case and

to enter summary judgment. Further she seeks interim payment.

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