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ABRAHAM AJUMAKO NUNOO V. SCHOOL OF HYGIENE, TAMALE, NEW ENERGY CO. LTD. & THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

(2016) JELR 91901 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  SUIT NO.H1/6/2016  •  30 Nov 2016  •  Ghana

Coram
ADJEI, J.A., LOVELACE-JOHNSON, J.A., ACKAH-YENSU, J.A.

Judgement

JUDGMENT

ADJEI, J.A.

The appeal is against the judgment of the High Court, Tamale delivered on 26th June, 2014.  The High Court Tamale awarded damages in the sum of Gh¢515,000.00 in favour of the plaintiff/respondent against the defendant/appellant to cover damages for loss of life, loss of prospective dependency, funeral expenses and mental distress which the plaintiff and the dependents of the late Jack Nii Ayittey Nunoo suffered as a result of the negligence of the 1st and 2nd defendants.

For the purposes of this appeal, the parties shall maintain their respective designations before the trial High Court.  The plaintiff/respondent will be referred to as the plaintiff, the 1st and 3rd defendants/appellants as 1st and 3rd defendants respectively.  The 2nd defendant who did not appeal against the judgment will maintain its designation as 2nd defendant.

The brief facts of the case before the trial High Court which culminated in this appeal were that the plaintiff is the father of the late …

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