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A world-class judiciary utilizing innovation and technology for efficient service delivery.

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To provide sound, timely judgements and efficient court services in an environment where all stakeholders are valued.

2022

Barrett, Chadwick v Ferguson, Junior and Wayne Evans

Quantum of damages - Partial amputation of right thumb-closed fracture right femur - Open type II fracture mid to distal tibia and fibula-degloving injury to right ankle - Degloving injury to right forearm - 44% whole person impairment 

Nugent, Chante v Bacchas, Gasford and Lynval Duffus

Assessment of damages – Unrestrained back seat passenger in a taxi - Excruciating headache and severe upper back pain – The effect of filing a Form 8A - The implications for cross examination in filing a Form 8A but opting not to call any witnesses - CPR 16.2(4) and CPR 16.2(5).

Smith, Milford v Smith, Delores

Allegations of fraud in obtaining certificate of title – No case submission at the end of the claimant’s case - Whether evidence cogent enough to establish fraud

Green, Kadine v Unicomer (Jamaica) Limited

Setting Aside Default Judgment – CPR 13.2 – Whether the claim form and particulars of claim were served – Whether the provisions of section 387 of the Companies Act is mandatory - CPR 13.3 – Whether the defence is one with a real prospect of success - Whether the affidavit in support of the application is an affidavit of merit- Whether service of the default judgment was irregular

Thomas, Omobowale v Gardner, Rohan and Marlon Webb

Setting Aside Default Judgment – CPR 13.3 – Whether the defence is one with a real prospect of success – Whether the defendant applied to set aside the defence as soon as reasonably practicable – Whether there is a good explanation for failing to file an acknowledgement of service within the time stipulated by the CPR – Whether the claim form was served

Bernard, Karl v Whyte, Peter

Setting Aside Default Judgment under CPR 13.3. - Whether the defence has a real prospect of success - If the defence has a real prospect of success, has the applicant applied to set aside the default judgment as soon as it was reasonably practicable -  Does the applicant have a good reason for not filing an acknowledgement of service within the time stipulated by the CPR

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