Plaintiff per his pleadings averred that he is a carpenter and was a permanent employee of Defendant Company having been employed in 2007. He averred that on or about 26th July 2012 at age 60 and during the course of employment, he sustained injury following an accident which injury was reported to the Metropolitan Labour Officer who ordered a lump sum compensation of GHS23, 053.00 to be paid to Plaintiff by the Defendant. It is Plaintiff’s contention that unless compelled by the court, Defendant will not pay the compensation amount wherefore Plaintiff claims the following reliefs per his writ of summons:
a) Recovery of GHS23,053.00 being lump sum ordered by the Metro Labour Office to be paid on the 18th day of December 2012 by the Defendant on grounds of injury at Defendant’s workplace.
b) Interest on the said amount at the current bank rate to date of final payment.
c) Cost inclusive of legal cost or fees.
Defendant per its statement of defence denied that Plainti…