Williams, Richard v Prendergast, Garfield

Case Number: 
HCV 2419/2005
Date of Delivery: 
21.04.2006

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CLAIM NO. HCV 241912005 i

BETWEEN RICHARD WILLIAMS CLAIMANT 1

A N D GARFIELD PRENDERGAST DEFENDANT 1

Mr. Sheldon Codner instructed by

Kinghorn & Kinghorn for the Claimant.

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Heard: April 19 and 21,2006 I

McDonald, J. Ag. I

In this action the Claimant seeks damages for negligence against the

Defendant, the owner and driver of a motor vehicle which struck the motor

vehicle in which the Claimant was a passenger. This collision occurred on

the 2oth March, 2005.

After the accident the Claimant was taken to the Linstead Hospital

where he was treated and sent home on the following morning.

Liability is not in issue and the assessment of damages to be awarded

to the claimant now falls for consideration.

The injuries sustained by the Claimant as a consequence of the

accident were pleaded in the Particulars of Claim as follows:--

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