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Hewitt, Valrose v Port Marley Ltd

Case Number: 
2016 HCV 02656
Neutral Citation: 
[2022] JMSC Civ 86
Date of Delivery: 

Negligence – Contributory negligence – Pleadings – Whether contributory negligence properly pleaded – Whether Court can consider contributory negligence if not properly pleaded 
Negligence – Employer’s liability – Duty to have and maintain a safe place of work - Whether or not employer breached duty to have and maintain a safe place of work – Was the floor of the defendant’s premises in an unsafe condition for workers?
Negligence – Employer’s liability – Duty to have and implement a safe system of work – Whether it was reasonable to impose duty on the Defendant to provide nonslip shoes to the Claimant for carrying out duties – Whether Defendant failed to inspect shoes of the Claimant prior to Claimant carrying out duties – Whether system of work reasonably safe


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