2015

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.

Howard, Wilbert v Forte, Conroy Snr.

Investment Agreement – Defendant member of investment club – claimant investing in club through defendant – allegation of breach of contract or claim for damages for negligence and restitution for unjust enrichment

Duncan, Gregory George v Duncan, Racquel Sidanie

Family Law – Maintenance of children - Spousal Maintenance – Division of Property – Marriage of Short Duration – Property acquired prior to marriage in the name of one spouse –Parties ceased residing at the property - Whether still family home - whether unjust to divide equally – Whether lump sum payments should be ordered – Order for purchase of motor car.

Hines-Brissett, Norma v Brissett, Lennox Roxroy

Application for extension of time to file defence – Whether good reason for failing to file a defence shown – Whether proposed defence has a real prospect of success – Determination of shares in Matrimonial Property CPR Rule 26.1(2)c - Rule 10.3(9) - Rule 1.1 – The over-riding objective.

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