Henry, Judine v Wedderburn, Tyrone

Case Number: 
2012 HCV 04284
Neutral Citation: 
[2021] JMSC Civ. 57
Date of Delivery: 

Claim for conversion and detinue – Distinction between conversion and detinue – Remedies available in conversion and detinue – Whether the defendant received all of the disputed items – Which of the disputed items, if any, the defendant received, as gifts – Whether the defendant entered into a contractual agreement with the claimant to supervise the construction of the claimant’s house – Whether the defendant purchased and shipped any of the disputed items – Measure of damages for conversion and detinue – Quantum to be awarded as special damages to the claimant – Making of an award for loss of use in the absence of specific evidence of the value of such loss – The claimant’s undertaking as to damages – Indemnifying the defendant for loss of use of items gifted to him


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