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The en banc sitting of the Judges of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica scheduled for Friday March 26, 2021 at 10:00am has been postponed until further notice.



The Hon. Mr. Justice Dale Palmer

Reid, Damion v Attorney General of Jamaica

Personal Injury – damages for assault and battery – Claimant inured while in custody – Traumatic brain trauma – Neurological damage resulting in weakness to right side and slurred speech – Claiming special damages, loss of income, general damages for pain and suffering and loss of amenities, disability on the labour market, psychiatric injury – Exemplary damages

Guyah, Omar and Brown, Cordella v Drummond, Jack and Lawrence, Winston et al

Evidence – Witness summons and witness summary issued by a party for an opposing party – Validity of witness summons – Application to strike out witness summary – Application to strike out portions of the claimants’ statement of case on the basis that it is a collateral attack on a previous decision of the privy council – Civil Procedure Rules, rules 29.6 (3), 33.2, 33.3(4) and 33.3(5)

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