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


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.


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.



Davidson Ramsook


Carol Ann Crossley



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

Hearing start date

08 Mar 2018

Hearing finish date

08 Mar 2018

Watch hearing
08 Mar 2018 Morning session