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NTIM V. ACCRA-TEMA CITY COUNCIL AND ANOTHER

(1967) JELR 63643 (HC)

High Court  •  10 Jul 1967  •  Ghana

Coram
ANTERKYI J.

Judgement

ANTERKYI J.: In this case, the plaintiff claims by the endorsement on his writ,

“¢36,000.00 (£G15,000) damages against the first and second defendants jointly and severally for injuries, shock, pains, suffering, deformity, loss of earnings, capacity and damages as a result of the negligence of the first and second defendants by causing or permitting the vehicle No. GF 2516 property of the first defendant driven by the second defendant to be involved in an accident thereby causing severe injuries to the plaintiff whereby the plaintiff is now totally disabled and has incurred and suffered loss and damage as detailed in the statement of claim.”

The accident had occurred on or about 6 November 1965, while the second defendant, as a servant of the first defendants, was driving the said vehicle of the first defendants, with the plaintiff aboard it, in the course of his employment.

The writ was filed on 19 January 1967 — about fourteen months and two weekends after the accident. By paragraph (8…

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