The Hon. Mr. Justice Evan Brown

Hayles, Clevebert v McFarlane, Gloria May

Adverse possession – Whether defendant’s title to part of her land was extinguished – Whether there were sufficient unequivocal acts of ownership by the claimant – Registration of Titles Act.

White, Hubert v O'Connor, Constable and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Malicious prosecution - Operating a motor vehicle without a road licence - Whether reasonable and probable cause – Detinue - Motor vehicle impounded up to trial of claim - Vehicle ordered released by Resident Magistrate - Written demand for release of motor vehicle after dismissal of case.

Bryan, Yvette v Bryan, Donovan

Family Law - Division of property – Equal share rule- Family home acquired before marriage - Other matrimonial property - Division of properties registered post separation - Entitlement to company shares. Property (Rights of Spouses) Act S. 6 (1) (a), 7 (1), 10, 14 (4) & 15.

Livermore, Courtney v Russell, Ezekiel Alexander

Damages - Appropriate award for injuries sustained – Claimant sustained injuries to his cervical spine and lumbar spine resulting from a motor vehicular accident – Pre-existing injury to lumbar spine

Mendez, Isaac v Roache, Corporal Kirk and The Attorney General

Malicious Prosecution  Claimant arrested and charged for breach of Copyright Act – Display of C D’s – Whether CD’s were for sale – Case dismissed for want of prosecution – Claimant brought action claiming damage for malicious prosecution - Resonable and probable cause – Constabulary Force Act s. 33 – Copyright Act s. 10, 31 (3) (b) & 46 (1) (b).

Lawrence, Michael v Bell, Leon; Smith, Vaughn and Clarke, James

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

Knight, Marjorie v Hume, Lancelot

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.

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