FRANCIS NAWURA
V.
J AND Z INDUSTRIES LTD

(2016) JELR 107562 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT No. INDLM 10/14 ·  29 Feb 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE GIFTY DEKYEM
Core Terms Beta
1st respondent
applicant
compensation
medical report
2nd respondent
course of his employment
evidence
party
4th february
applicant’s case
baseline screening
instant motion
investigation
issue
judgment
1st respondent’s case
affidavit
applicant’s contention
application fails
baseline
burden of proof rests
case
course of applicant
court
enforcement of workmen
favour of applicant
ground of opposition
hearing loss
honourable court
justice gifty dekyem
justice of the high court
labour court
medical officer
mrs
negligent use of protective gear
personal injury
private company
question
right ear
states
support of his case
support of the motion paper
textile factory
textile manufacturing
tribunal

JUDGMENT 

The instant motion is moved praying the honourable court for an order for  enforcement of workmen’s compensation determined by 2nd Respondent in  favour of Applicant. The affidavit in support of the motion paper indicates that Applicant was employed by 1st Respondent as a factory operator for some twelve  years. 1st Respondent is a private company engaged in textile manufacturing. It is Applicant’s case that in the course of his employment he suffered hearing  impairment which was reported to the Greater Accra Metropolitan Labour  Department. It is Applicant’s contention that after investigation and medical  examination, the Labour Office computed a lump sum compensation of  GHS15,219.00. The compensation was payable by 1st Respondent on account of  the alleged injury in the course of Applicant’s employment. It is Applicant’s case that 1st Respondent has refused or failed to pay the compensation despite  repeated demands hence the instant motion. The ground of opposition by 1…

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