13 September 2019
Assessment of damages-2

Assessment of damages-2


Special Damages continued
ONE PRINCIPLE THAT is important to parties in Assessment of damages and in particular, special damages, is that a defendant ...
06 September 2019
Assessment of Damages

Assessment of Damages


When a judge makes a decision in an accident case the injured party would be awarded damages. After the judge makes a decision on the substance of the...
30 August 2019
Burden of Proof and Standard of Proof

Burden of Proof and Standard of Proof


The law is fairly settled in SVG and is similar in many ways to the British model from which most of our laws come. We both subscribed to the common l...
23 August 2019
The Eggshell rule

The Eggshell rule


EGGSHELL SKULL or thin skull rule is a well-established legal doctrine in criminal law, as well as tort. The rule is on the side of a victim harmed b...
16 August 2019
Evidence in Court

Evidence in Court


Evidence is an important element of a court case especially in the trial. It is the way by which information is put before the court to prove a matter...
09 August 2019
More on Nuisance

More on Nuisance


According to the Noise Control Act, the Physical Planning and Development Board developed under the Town and Country Planning Act, can if it is satisf...
02 August 2019
The tort of Nuisance

The tort of Nuisance


A tort is a civil wrong (as opposed to a criminal wrong) done to someone for which there is a remedy in the civil court. Torts are committed by and ag...
26 July 2019
Tort law is on your side

Tort law is on your side


We have been looking at the law of tort for a few weeks and you would know that you can bring an action against another if you have suffered losses be...
19 July 2019
Do not take the law into your own hands

Do not take the law into your own hands


We are supposed to be a law-abiding people, but life could be difficult. We all know that the road in life is not always easy. There are smooth stretc...
12 July 2019
Negligence

Negligence


It is important to note from the start that negligence could be the reason for a tort or a criminal action. It is however the aim of this article to d...