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(2018) JELR 87539 (NICN)

National Industrial Court of Nigeria  •  NICN/EN/50/2017  •  18 Jun 2018  •  Nigeria

Hon. Justice I. J. Essien


ESSIEN J (DELIVERING THE JUDGMENT): The claimant in this suit instituted this suit on the 23rd August, 2017 against the defendant claiming the following relieves

  1. A declaration that the defendant owed the claimant a duty to provide him safety at work place, which duty the defendant failed or neglected to provide the latter for which reason he suffered permanent partial disability in his right hand on 14th January, 2017 that led to the amputation of two of his fingers and the remainder not in good state.
  2. A declaration of this court that the claimant is entitled to compensation for the permanent partial disability and disfigurement loss of amenities of life, bodily pain and suffering and a future that is fraught with uncertainties as a result of the injury he suffered on 14th January, 2017 while working for the defendant in their factory.
  3. An order of the court that the claimant is entitled to ₦529,906.47 as special damages.
  4. An order of the court that the defendant shall pay the sum of ₦20,0…

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