ADAMPTEY
V.
STATE INSURANCE CORPORATION

(1978) JELR 63917 (HC)    
High Court  ·  18 Oct 1978 ·  Ghana
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Other Citations
[1979] GLR 223
CORAM
APATU-PLANGE J.
Core Terms Beta
defendants
plaintiff
repairs
vehicle
plaintiff’s vehicle
accident
case
estimates
exhibit b
accident value of his vehicle
accident value of morris bus no.
accra
average rate
business of motor vehicle insurance
circumstances
claim
close of the pleadings
comprehensive policy no. c426
contract of insurance
corporation
date of judgment
day
defendant-corporation
determination
engineering company
engineers
facts of this case
issues
judgment
letter
liability
line of action
lodestar engineering co.
long delay
loss of earnings
march
months
others
owner of morris bus no.
period
present action
reliefs
report
request
sum
total loss
unnecessary delay
view of this letter
workshop of lodestar engineering co.

JUDGMENT

APATU-PLANGE J.

In this case, the plaintiff is claiming against the defendants: (a) the sum of ¢2,600 being the pre-accident value of Morris bus No. GO 2380 which was damaged through an accident on 10 February 1973; (b) loss of earnings from 19 February 1973 up to the date of judgment at an average rate of ¢20 per day. The defendants denied liability.

The facts of this case briefly put were as follows: The plaintiff is the owner of Morris bus No. GO 2380 and the defendants are a corporation carrying on, among others, the business of motor vehicle insurance. On 8 January 1973 the plaintiff entered into a contract of insurance with the defendant-corporation whereby a comprehensive policy No. C426 1973 was issued to cover the plaintiff’s vehicle for a period of three months commencing 8 January 1973 and ending on 6 March 1973. On 18 February 1973, the plaintiff’s vehicle was involved in an accident and the vehicle was extensively damaged.

The plaintiff then informed the defendants o…

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