SAMUEL NEEQUAYE
V.
CHINA RAILWAY WUJU CORPORATION

(2010) JELR 69726 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. INDL/24/10 ·  18 Mar 2010 ·  Ghana
CORAM
KWABENA ASUMAN-ADU
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
court
defendant
defendant company
injury
course of his work
evidence
order
case
middle finger
exhibit a
general damages
medical expenses
plaintiff claims
reasonable compensation
right hand
accompanying statement of claim
adequate knowledge of this case
appropriate workmen’s compensation
complete avulsion of tip
conduct of the defendant
court show
deputy manager
distal phalanx
evidence of the plaintiff
exhibit a.
following factors
following reliefs
korle-bu teaching hospital
long time
loss of cosmetic beauty
medical bills
medical report
metal framework
monthly salary
motion ex-parte
registry of this court
regular salary of plaintiff
result facing hardship
right thumb
road construction
said motion
spite of his condition
steel bender of the defendant company
such unreasonable conduct
tetteh quarshie

JUDGMENT

On 11th December, 2009 the Plaintiff issued out Writ of Summons against the Defendant for the following reliefs:

1. An order to compel the Defendant to pay reasonable compensation for the injury caused to Plaintiff;

2. An order to compel the Defendant to pay for all medical expenses incurred by Plaintiff in treating the injury he sustained in the course of his work;

3. An order for Defendant to continue to pay the regular salary of Plaintiff until he is declared fit by Doctors to resume his work; and

4. General damages for pain, injury and loss of cosmetic beauty.

In the accompanying Statement of Claim, the Plaintiff avers that he is a steel bender of the Defendant Company. The Defendant is a firm involved in a road construction on the Tetteh Quarshie to Apenkwa road in Accra. The Plaintiff further avers that he got injured in the course of his work with the Defendant Company on 20th December, 2009 when a metal framework fell unto his right hand.

He states that he was rushed to the …

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