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Compensation

WATCHE v. FORBES

saCitation:        TT 2003 CA 58 Title:                 WATCHE v. FORBES Country:            Trinidad and Tobago Court:               Court of Appeal Suit No.:           Magisterial Appeal No. 281 of 2003 Judge(s):          Hamel-Smith, J.A.; Nelson, J.A. Date:                December 15, 2003 Subject:            Practice and procedure Subsubject:      Compensation - Magistrate's court - Appellant charged with offence of driving without due care and attention contrary to s.77(3) of the Summary Courts Act - Appellant made to pay compensation to respondent - Whether the compensation ordered by the magistrate was excessive - Court should refrain from making compensation orders - Victim should pursue his civil remedies - Orders for compensation quashed.   Appearances: Mr. P. Godson-Phillip for the appellant. Mr. R. Boodoosingh...

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