(2017) JELR 108630 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. TRLD/10/13 ·  15 Mar 2017 ·  Ghana
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1st defendant
2nd defendant
due care
2nd plaintiff
1st plaintiff
burden of persuasion
day of the accident
evidence act
excessive speed
small space
trite law
1st plaintiff’s vehicle
2nd plaintiff’s vehicle
back of his car
cause of the accident
negligent driving of the 2nd plaintiff
nissan vannet
obligation of a party
result of the accident
road users
said amount
supreme court
1st plaintiff’s car
9th day of december
accident value of gh
accused vehicle
actions of his driver
amended statement of defence
amended writ of summons of the plaintiffs
basic principle of law of evidence
benefit of the 1st plaintiff
candid view
case of the plaintiffs
civil action
commercial bus number
cost of repairs of his benz vinto bus
following issues
next question
police station
principle of law
professional driver
registration number er
replaceable value of benz
statement of claim
sufficient evidence


Per the amended writ of summons of the Plaintiffs dated the 9th day of December 2005,  the 1st Plaintiff is claiming jointly and severally against the Defendants the following  reliefs: 

i. A pre-accident value of GH¢12,000,000 being the replaceable value of Benz 207  bus damaged beyond economic repairs. 

ii. GH¢70 per day being loss of income from the day of the accident till the date of  final judgment.  

iii. Interest on the said amount at the current bank rate from the date of accident to date  of final payment. 

iv. Costs. 

The 2nd Plaintiff also claims against the Defendants jointly and severally as follows: 

i. An amount of GH¢4600 being the cost of repairs of his Benz Vinto bus damaged as a result of the accident. 

ii. Cost at GH¢60 per day being cost of income from the date of the accident to date of final judgment.  

iii. Interest on the said amount at the current bank rate from the date of accident till  the date of final judgment. 

iv. Cost. 

Per the amended Statement of …

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