The Hon. Mr. Justice Evan Brown

Tait, Billy v Salmon, Wesley

Negligence – Motor vehicle accident – Both vehicles being driven on same side of dual carriageway – Claimant’s vehicle stuck at the rear – Assessment of damages.

Tyrell, Theophilus v Sunset Beach Resort and Spa Hotel Limited

Contract - Pavement contract – Contract price discounted – Whether withdrawal of discount allowed by custom – Misrepresentation of the area paved – Whether project completed in a satisfactory manner – Award of interest – No claim made for interest - Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act.

Brown, Latoya v The Attorney General for Jamaica

Negligence – claimant shot during operations by the security forces – claimant blind in both eyes – Assessment of damages – Loss of marriage prospects – Award of interest – Exercise of the court’s discretion under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act.

Lauder, Nicola and Jones, Lydia v Brady, Everett

Contract – Building contract – Contract to erect and install roof – Roof not erected according to the specifications and drawings – Whether work done in workmanlike manner – Roof not fit for the purpose required – Building unfit for human habitation - Measure of damages.

Hugh Sam, Suzette Ann Marie v Hugh Sam, Quentin Chong

Maintenance – spousal maintenance; application made before grant of decree nisi; whether final maintenance order can be made; lump sum and periodic payment orders; Matrimonial Causes Act SS.20 and 22; Maintenance Act SS.5 and 14(4).

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