DOMINIC MENSAH
V.
MICHEAL KWEKU BAFFOE

(2016) JELR 107540 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO BC. 43/2015 ·  11 Apr 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE LAURENDA OWUSU
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
1st defendant
plaintiff’s vehicle
defendants
case
shoulder of the road
cost of repairs
documentary evidence
duty of care
lane of the plaintiff
case of the defendants
damaged vehicle
plaintiff’s case
reasonable man
servant 1st defendant
side of the 2nd defendant
accident scene
accompanying statement of claim
alderson b
cape coast
cross-examination
defendants case
defendant’s metro mass bus
driver of 2nd defendant
employee of the 2nd defendant
exhibit a
exhibit a.
further witness statement of plaintiff
lane of the 1st defendant
loss of use of gh
matter of fact
negligence of the 1st defendant
negligent driving of the 1st defendant
particulars of the damage
plaintiff claims
plaintiff’s yutong bus no. gs
result of negligence of 1st defendant
seventy ghana cedis
side of the bus
statement of defence
sum of gh
time of the accident
witness statement
witness statement of plaintiff
yutong commercial bus

JUDGMENT 

The Plaintiff herein issued out this Writ of Summons against the Defendants claiming the following reliefs: 

1) The sum of GH₵98,470.00 being cost of repairs on Plaintiff’s Yutong Bus No. GS 9481-09 damaged as a result of negligence of 1st Defendant,  driver of 2nd Defendant on 3rd January 2012. 

2) GH₵147,500.00 being loss of use of GH₵700.00 per day on the  damaged vehicle from January 2012 till 31st July 2012. 

3) Costs.


THE PLAINTIFF’S CASE 

The Plaintiff sets out his case by an accompanying Statement of Claim to the  Writ of Summons, the Witness Statement of Plaintiff filed on the 14th May 2015  and the Witness Statement and further Witness Statement of Plaintiff’s witness, Francis Boham, filed on the 14th of May, 2015 and 16th of December 2015  respectively. The Plaintiff’s case is that on or about the 3rd of January 2012 the  Defendant’s Metro Mass Bus with registration number GW 3381 Z which was  being driven by the 1st Defendant run into his Yutong Commercial bus with  r…

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