The Hon. Miss Justice Andrea Thomas

E.K.A. (By her father and next friend Ibrahim St. Jude Alder) v Alder, Ibrahim St. Jude v St. Andrew Preparatory School and Dr. Dyer and Ms. Taylor

Application to strike out Claim - Whether the Claimants failed to set out their case- Claimants served Amended Fixed Date Claim Form with Notice of Application for Court Orders with one affidavit - Whether the Claimants failed to serve Affidavit in Support of the Fixed Date Claim Form - Certificate of Next Friend not served-Whether Appropriate case for striking out - Whether the Claimant’s Statements of Case discloses any reasonable Ground for bringing the Claim. Rules;5.2;8.1;8.2;8.8;8.9,23.3;23.6-9;56.9;56.13

Taylor, Franklyn (Attorney for Mark Jackson) v Smith, Symar

Locus standi - Whether the action is brought as a relator’s claim - Whether the claimant has the locus standi to bring the claim (Rule 8.12). Breach of Contract - Whether there is a valid contact between the parties - Whether the contract is void for illegality. Negligence - Bailor - Bailee - Whether the defendant/bailee owed a duty of care to the claimant/bailor - Whether the defendant breached his duty of care - Damage to property.

McNeil, David v Public Supermarket Ltd

Application to Dismiss for want of prosecution - Abuse of the process of the court - Whether there is inordinate inexcusable delay - Whether there is or will be incurable prejudice - Whether a fair trial is possible - Rule 1.1 - Rule 26.3 of the Jamaica Civil Procedure Rules (CPR).

Brooks, Kevin v Edwards, Consolidated with Byfield, Dahlia v Edwards, Christopher

Negligence - Motor vehicle collision - Personal injuries - Damages to motor vehicle
- whether the defendant is liable - Whether the claimants are contributory negligent. Assessment of Damages - Special damages - Whether loss of earning - Loss of future earnings should be strictly proven - Loss of earning capacity - Whether multiplicand/multiplier approach is appropriate - Pain and suffering and loss of amenities.

Hyman, Delsha v O'Connor, Jaye-Ann

Motor vehicle accident - Assessment of damages - Future care - Pain and suffering and loss of amenities - Four medical doctors - Four conflicting assessment of impairment.

Powell, Denia v The Board of Management of John Mills Primary and Junior High School, Ministry of Education and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Application for extension of time to apply for leave for Judicial Review - Whether the application was made promptly - Whether there is good reason to grant the extension of time - Where there will be substantial hardship or prejudice to the rights of any person - Whether there is an arguable case for legitimate expectation - Whether there will be detriment to good administration.



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