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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

Thompson, Joan v Jamaica Health Security Network Limited v Sewell, Clinton

Negligence – Medical negligence – The duty of care owed by a medical practitioner to a patient – Breach of the duty of care – Causation – Foreseeability of damage – Remoteness of damage – Whether the defendants are liable for psychiatric injury
Damages – Psychiatric injury – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Mild to moderate difficulty functioning physically and emotionally – Quantum of damages

Bignall, Vaughn O'Neil v The General Legal Council and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Constitutional Law - Constitution of Jamaica - Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms - Sections 13 (3) (a), (c), (d), (e) and 16 (2).
The Legal Profession Act - Sections 3, 11 and 12 (7) - Legal Profession (Canons of Professional Ethics) Rules - Advertising regulations comprised in canons II (d) (ii), II(e), II (h), II (i), II (j), II(k) and II(l).

Murray, Carlton W. S. v Proprietors's Strata Corporation Plan No. 272

Bill of costs- Disputed Attorney’s fees - Whether Attorney’s bill of costs was excessive and inequitable - Whether the Court has jurisdiction to refer the Bill of Costs to the Registrar of the Supreme Court for Taxation - Whether Defendant can charge Claimant maintenance for property in their possession by Order of the Court.

Simco 2000 Limited v Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd., Simpson, Robert et al

Contract for supply of electricity to premises occupied by claimant - Under registration of electricity  consumption - Disconnection of electricity - Claimant's business suffers financial loss - Claimant commences action against 1st defendant for breach of contract and negligence - Privity of contract - Breach of duty - Whether 1st defendant entitled to payment for under-registration - JPS Back billing  for six years.

Cunningham, Claudia v Commissioner of Police and The Attorney General of Jamaica

Declaratory Relief - Procedure for Dismissal from the Jamaica Constabulary Force
Who has the power to dismiss a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force -
Sections 90(1), 125, 130, 131 Jamaica (Constitution) Order in Council 1962 - Power
to delegate a constitutional power vested in the Governor General- Section 38
Police Service Regulations-Section 5 Jamaica Constabulary Force Act - Effect of
non- re-enlistment in the Jamaica Constabulary Force Act

 

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