F.F. TABAI, JSC (Delivered the Leading Judgment): The suit was commenced at the Ughelli Judicial Division of the High Court of then Bendel State but now of Delta State on or about the 18/3/91. The plaintiff therein is the appellant herein while the defendants are the Respondents herein. The appellant claimed against the respondents jointly and severally as follows:
(a) The sum of ₦551.00 being medical expenses borne by the plaintiff as a result of the negligent acts of the defendants in bottling and selling a contaminated and poisonous fanta orange drink to the Plaintiff.
(b) The sum of ₦27.00 being costs of the crate of mineral purchased from the 1st defendant.
(c) The sum of ₦299,000.00 being loss of business expectation profits or income for the period of the Plaintiff's treatment and time for recuperation.
(d) The sum of ₦700,422.00 being general damages for loss of life expectancy.
(e) The sum of ₦1,000,000.00 being damages for shock pain, agony and discomfort suffered by the Pl…