2011

Wright, Hazel v The Attorney General

Attorney-at-law - Application for attorney-at-law to pay interest on settlement sum – Delay in attorney-at-law making payment of settlement sum - Attorney-at-law awaiting an order of the court to pay over settlement sum – Whether interest payable by attorney-at-law – Legal Profession (Accounts and Records ) Regulations; regs. 8 and 9.

Wilson, Omar v VGC Holdings Limited

Assessment of Damages – Amputation of right hand below elbow – Household Helper (pre-hearing and future cost) – Loss of earnings – Loss of future Earnings – Dandicap on the labour market – Whether mechanical or Myoelectric prosthesis should be provided – Applicability of Multiplier/multiplicand approach to calculating various types of awards – Appropriate size of different multiplicands/multipliers.

Wilson, Girlena v Campbell, Delroy and Giscombe, David et al

Whether tenant at will, tenant or licencee – Execution – Writ of possession – Whether agent of landlord liable when execution subsequently proves wrongful – No proof goods taken pursuant to warrant of levy - Trespass to goods – Measure of damages – Date of conversion not date of judgment.

 

Williams, Ivy v Thompson, Yvonne

Family law - Beneficial interest in dwelling house –  Common intention of the parties – Whether visiting or common law relationship – Tenant at will.

 

Whilby- Cunningham, Thelma v Cunningham, Leroy Augustus

Matrimonial Property - Claim for 50% share in dwelling-house - Parties separated - Claim brought more than twelve months after date of separation - Whether the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act applicable – Which section of the Act applicable or not or whether the rules of common law and equity apply - House built by spouses on family land - Whether
house is not family home because it is built on family land - Whether application of equal share rule ousted by absence of legal title in land on which house is built - the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act, ss 2, 4, 6, 11,

Wade, Alphanso v Davy, Gloria Elmena

Non - Attendance of witnesses – Affidavits struck out – Unsatisfactory state of evidence – Rare case In which burden of proof determining which party should succeed.

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