Case details

Ramsook (Appellant) v Crossley (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago)

Case ID: JCPC 2015/0077

Jurisdiction: The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago

Case summary

Issue(s)

Whether a judgment on liability and award on damages in favour of the Appellant in a personal injury claim should have been set aside on the basis that the Respondent (the First Defendant) had not been properly served.

Facts

The Appellant was severely injured in a car crash allegedly due to the fault of the Respondent. The Respondent purportedly admitted liability via her lawyer Mr Gosine, but later contested the judgment and damages award on the grounds that she had never been properly served and never instructed Mr Gosine.

Parties

Appellant(s)

Davidson Ramsook

Respondent(s)

Carol Ann Crossley

Appeal

Justices

Lord Mance, Lord Sumption, Lord Carnwath, Lord Hodge, Lord Briggs

Hearing start date

08 Mar 2018

Hearing finish date

08 Mar 2018