Ramsawak v Carnarvon

CourtFederal Supreme Court (West Indies)
JurisdictionCaribbean States
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3 cases
  • Heeralall v Hack Bros. (Construction) Company Ltd et Al
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal
    • 28 July 1977
    ...in Guyana compared and compared them with similar criteria in England; and with those expressed by the Federal Supreme Court in Ramsawak v. Carnarvon, (1960) 2 W.I.R. 426 at p. 427, which view must now for all intents and purposes be regarded as anachronistic: “We think it more appropriate......
  • Ludell Leonard an Infant by Joshua Leonard his father and next friend Plaintiff/Appellant v Winfield Forbes Dennis Forbes Defendants/Respondents
    • Caribbean Community
    • Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
    • 26 March 1971
    ...vegetable," He awarded $20,000 as general damages. In arriving at this figure Hyatali J. applied a dictum of Hallinan C.J. in Ramsawak v. Carnavon 2 W.I.R.426 at 428 "that damages in Trinidad are not given on as high a scale as in England." Counsel further stated that in Aziz......
  • Swain v Forbes
    • Bahamas
    • Supreme Court
    • 15 August 1985
    ...In the case of Aziz Ahamad Ltd. v Raghubar (1967) 12 W.I.R. 353, 356, Wooding, C.J., commented that the late W.I. Federal Court in Ramsawack v Carnarwan (1960) 2 W.I.R. 426 had accepted that “damages in Trinidad are not given on as high a scale as in England”. Then the learned Chief Justice......