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Set-off of National Insurance Benefits in Personal Injury Claim

National Insurance Benefits  (<– Click here) One of the recurring issues in personal injury claim cases is the extent to which benefits paid by the National Insurance Office to the injured person must be taken into account with respect to the claim for past loss of earnings. Click the article above to learn more!

Who is a shareholder?

Who is a shareholder? (<– Click here) This is an important question, given the common use of the company as a vehicle for doing business. Yet, determining who is a shareholder when the company has not been properly organized could be perplexing.  The ease with which a person could be registered as a shareholder of […]

C M O P v C P A P

The circumstance of this application for enforcement of spousal maintenance is rare. On 18th July 2018, the Respondent/Wife in the action filed an application seeking, among other things, an order for enforcement of arrears of spousal maintenance which accrued over approximately nine years, in the sum of $192,000.00. The Applicant/Husband in the action had not […]

Mottley v The Nation Publishing Company Ltd (2018)

This is an application by the claimant for an order that the witness statement filed by the second defendant be struck out, because it does not contain a certificate of truth as required by rule 29.5(1)(f) of the Supreme Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2008 (“CPR 2008”). The claimant also seeks an order that certain identified […]

Tarra Johnson v Ridgeview Construction (2019)

This is an action for personal injuries, loss and damage resulting from an accident which occurred on 14th February 2009, involving motor vehicles XA-1250 and T-5039. Christopher Pilgrim (Pilgrim) was the owner and driver of XA-1250, while Barry Brathwaite (Brathwaite) was the driver of T-5039, which was owned by the Second Defendant at the time. […]

Kenneth Went v Cable & Wireless Barbados Limited (2018)

Kenneth Went v Cable & Wireless Barbados Limited (2018), re injunction in oppression remedy cases, delay in bringing application for injunction.  This case is reported in the West Indies Report. Kenneth Went et al v Cable and Wireless Bdos Limited et al

Bridgetown Cruise Terminals Inc v. Barbados Port Inc No 2 (2018)

Bridgetown Cruise Terminals Inc v. Barbados Port Inc No 2 (2018), re power of an arbitrator to grant an interim injunction. BPI 2nd Decision

Andre Edwards v Superintendent of Prisons et al (2018)

Andre Edwards v Superintendent of Prisons et al (2018), re committal to prison for arrears of child maintenance. Decision – Edwards

Bridgetown Cruise Terminals Inc v. Barbados Port Inc No1 (2018)

Bridgetown Cruise Terminals Inc v. Barbados Port Inc No1 (2018) re the role of the court in arbitral proceedings, grant of an interim injunction in arbitral proceedings. BPI Decision