Shawn Brown v Balfour Denniston

Case Number: 
HCV 2268/2003
Date of Delivery: 
23.09.2005

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CLAIM NO. HCV 2268/2003

BETWEEN SHAWN BROWN CLAIMANT 1

AND BALFOUR DENNISTON DEFENDANT I

Miss Andrea Walters instructed by Palmer & Walters for the Defendant

C1 Defendant unrepresented, not present

Heard: September 19, and 23,2005

McDonald, J (Ag.)

On January 31, 2002 the Claimant, a police constable was driving a Honda

nighthawk 250 motorcycle along Arcadia Drive going towards Barbican Road. On

reaching the junction of Torrie Avenue and Arcadia, motor vehicle 891 1 AY driven by

Balfour Denniston made a right turn unto Torrie Avenue and turned into the path of the

motor cycle causing a collision. The Claimant suffered personal injuries, and incurred

c, loss and expense.

As a result of the accident he was admitted to the University Hospital of the West

Indies where a full splint was applied to his right hand. He was sent home the following

day. About two days later the Claimant visited Dr. Neil at Oxford Medical where x-rays

were taken. Two days later Dr. Neil performed surgery and a plaster of paris cast was

reapplied to the hand.

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