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KWADWO SARFO KANTANKA V. BRITISH AIRWAYS

(2016) JELR 107683 (HC)

High Court  •  SUIT NO. AC 333/2014  •  25 Jul 2016  •  Ghana

Coram
KWEKU T. ACKAAH-BOAFO

Judgement


JUDGMENT 

______________________________________________ Introduction: 

[1] The time has come to talk of many things – of a traveler’s journey to the United States of  America (USA) with the Defendant Airline – and of his lost luggage, the consequence thereof and  why the Plaintiff says he is entitled to be compensated – the nature of the contractual relationship  – and the Warsaw Convention. Those questions arise in this litigation, in which the Plaintiff claims  damages for a breach of contract against the Defendant airline.

[2] By a writ of summons issued on January 23, 2014 the Plaintiff claims against the  Defendant: 

i. General damages for breach of contract. 

ii. US$12,000.00 as Special Damages; and 

iii. Further or other relief. 

[3] After the service of the writ and its accompanying statement of claim on the Defendant,  Appearance was entered after which a statement of defence was filed by the Defendant on April  28, 2014 to which the Plaintiff filed a reply on May 19, 2014. 

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