2016

Sammott, Rupert v Sammott, Narville and Sammott, Rohan

Will - Grant of Letters of Administration - Declaration sought for revocation of Grant - Effect of misrepresentation in application for Grant of Administration – Lost title application – Effect of misrepresentation in application

Smith, Cynthia v Movac Protection Limited

Rule 13.3 of the CPR as amended [2006] - Application to set aside judgment in default - Failure to file defence in time - Delay in making application - Realistic Prospect of success

Bell, Stephen v The Attorney General of Jamaica

Assessment of Damages - Malicious Prosecution - False Imprisonment - Aggravated damages - Exemplary damages - Seized vehicle never returned - Detinue and conversion - Whether claimant entitled to damages for aggravated and exemplary damages.

Powell, Everith v Graham, Lloyd and Graham, Sharon

Property (Rights of Spouses) Act 2004 Secs. 2, 6,7,13 and 14 - Division of Property - Single woman and single man - Unequal contribution to acquisition of land - Construction of house – Registered Title in joint names - Equal share rule – Variation of equal share rule -Contribution of third party

Insurance Company of the West Indies Limited v Forest-Duncan Consolidated with Forrest-Duncan, Margaret, ICWI and Binoc Visions Investigations Ltd.

Insurance Law – Avoidance of policy by Insurer for misrepresentation and material non-disclosure – Arbitration clause and whether non compliance automatically determines the right to redress by the court – Breach of conditions – Whether such breach material or entitles Insurer to avoid policy – treatment of disputed confessions in civil litigation - Whether issues of undue influence, duress and involuntariness material to admissibility of confession – The Motor Vehicles Insurance (Third-Party Risks) Act, sections 8 & 18.

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