Negligence Motor vehicular accident – Disabled vehicle – Collision with the back of a stationary truck – Claimant injured while being a passenger in the bus– Whether the driver of the bus or the owner of the truck breached their duty of care owed to the claimant – The Road Traffic Act – Island Traffic Authority Road Code 1987 – Assessment of damages
Property law – Contract - Breach of contract - Contract for the sale of undeveloped land - Purchaser put in possession - Land improved - Specific performance - Whether claim statute-barred - Limitation of Actions Act ss. 3,25, 27, 28 & 30 - Local Improvements Act ss. 5 & 13.
Property Law – Sale of Property – Authenticity of Vendor’s Signature on Agreement of Sale – Whether Fraud committed – Whether Defendant’s or their Attorney negligent on failing to seek independent legal advice.
Employer’s Liability – Claimant injured when she stepped on a broken glass bottle – Duty of the defendant to make its premises reasonably safe and to ensure water boots were provided – Assessment of damages – Summary assessment of cost denied
Employer’s Liability – Claimant injured by grinder’s blade –Defendant’s duty to provide a reasonably safe grinder – Whether res ipsa loquitur applied–Contributory negligence considered – Assessment of damages.
Negligence – Employer’s liability – Whether lineman an independent contractor or an employee – Safe system of work – JPS utility pole uprooting while the lineman was working on it – Utility pole rotten below the surface, whether JPS discharged its statutory duty to secure the public against personal injury . Assessment of damages – Principles in quantifying general and special damages
Matrimonial property – Occupation rent – Principles upon which award is made – No ouster – Defendant undertaking not to occupy jointly owned property – Whether occupant in receipt of rent – Impact of delayed sale.