GEORGINA MENSAH
V.
BENJAMIN ESSAH

(2016) JELR 107473 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BC/317/2015 ·  17 May 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE E.K. MENSAH
Core Terms Beta
defendant
late isaac nuamah
case
ghana cedis
16th june
case of the plaintiff
supreme court
traffic light
13th december
burden of proof
deceased victim
loss of expectation of life
amended statement of claim
birth certificate
credible evidence
death certificate
hospital expenses
negligence of the defendant
police accident report
said police hospital
16th january
accident victim
below additional issues
bucket of the pickup
civil suit
claim of the plaintiff
death of isaac nuamah
deceased person
defendant car
evidence of the late isaac nuamah
fact section
following findings of facts
funeral donation of gh
funeral of her son
general corporal of the ghana police service
general damages of gh
instant action
motor court
police hospital
registry of the high court
result of a vehicular knock
said junction
view of the cars

J U D G M E N T 

By her Writ of Summons issued out at the Registry of the High Court, Accra on the 16th January,  2015, and the amended statement of claim filed on the 15th April, 2015, the claim of the Plaintiff  against the Defendant is for: 

(1) General Damages of GH₵500,000.00 for causing the death of Isaac Nuamah, her  son under the below Heads. 

(a) Compensation for two surviving children 

(b) Compensation for surviving mother  

(c) Compensation for father 

(d) Compensation for two siblings 

(e) Compensation for pain and suffering 

(f) Loss of expectation of life 

(g) Loss of prospective dependency 

(h) Funeral/Hospital expenses 

(i) Loss of earnings 

Per the records, the defendant per Counsel entered conditional appearance on the 11th February,  2015, and filed defence on the 18th March, 2015, and further with an amended statement of  defence on the 16th June, 2016. At the close of pleadings and at the level of application for  Directions the issues set down for trial are;

(a) Whether or no…

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