Tag: civil case

Dr Lee in denial over court findings

Dr Lee in denial over court findings

| 10/02/2021 | 173 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee has claimed that he had acted in what he believed to be the best interests of the public, despite the findings of the judge in the Doctors Express case, Justice Robin McMillan, who said he acted improperly and knew it. “At all material times I acted in good […]

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Cannabis raid on Doctors Express ruled illegal

Cannabis raid on Doctors Express ruled illegal

| 09/02/2021 | 165 Comments

(CNS): A judge has found that a raid at Doctors Express in 2019, when police seized medical cannabis from the physicians at the private medical clinic, was illegal. The decision was based on an unlawful warrant, which in turn was based on an unlawful cease notice issued by the chief medical officer. In his ruling […]

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Landowner files suit over fish market

Landowner files suit over fish market

| 18/11/2020 | 197 Comments

(CNS): Fishermen and sellers who have been plying their wares from the George Town fish market at Red Spot Bay for decades are facing legal action as the landowner has filed suit in an effort to evict them. However, the fishermen and those who sell the fish at the waterfront location have vowed to fight […]

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Civil suits in the Cayman Islands

Civil suits in the Cayman Islands

| 11/12/2019 | 18 Comments

Anonymous writes: The bar is set astonishingly low to bring a case or claim in the Cayman Islands, and the statute of limitations means a vexatious claim can hang out there in the fog for over six years before getting to any type of evidentiary review, like a preliminary case management hearing.

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Minister takes legal action against CMR

Minister takes legal action against CMR

| 27/08/2019

(CNS): Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, who represents the constituency of Bodden Town East, has filed a legal action against Cayman Marl Road and its owner, Sandra Hill, for libel over postings that do not actually name him. Although Seymour is alleging defamation, there are few details in the statement of claim, filed in the Grand […]

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Badly injured cop sues RCIPS bosses

Badly injured cop sues RCIPS bosses

| 11/03/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): A police officer who sustained a fractured skull while on duty and who is still struggling with a catalog of mental and physical health problems six years later is suing the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, as he says they were negligent in their failure to provide him with protective headgear. Police Constable Fitzroy […]

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Dancer sues airport after slipping on wet floor

Dancer sues airport after slipping on wet floor

| 10/03/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): A dancer and burlesque artist who came to the Cayman Islands some three years ago to appear at a private corporate event at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman is suing the Cayman Islands Airports Authority as a result of long-term damage she claims to have endured after slipping in a pool of water inside […]

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Logic backs off legal action as C3 waits on OfReg

Logic backs off legal action as C3 waits on OfReg

| 11/07/2018 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Logic, the TV cable company that secured the rights to broadcast the World Cup football tournament in the Cayman Islands, has backed off suing locally owned provider C3, after accusing the rival company of showing games illegally on their service. But C3, which had complained to utility regulator, OfReg, about Logic’s move to allow […]

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Ex-minister presses case against blogger

Ex-minister presses case against blogger

| 17/01/2018 | 138 Comments

(CNS): The former finance minister, Marco Archer, is pressing ahead with his legal case against the producer of the Cayman Marl Road online forum. Sandra Hill (nee Catron) told CNS yesterday that the law suit against her filed by the former Cabinet minister is continuing following a closed-door case management hearing yesterday. “I am disappointed that […]

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Blogger undeterred by ex-minister’s jail threat

Blogger undeterred by ex-minister’s jail threat

| 28/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Sandra Hill (nee Catron), a well known local activist who recently created a blog called Cayman Marl Road, has said that she will “fight to the bitter end” in her battle with the former financial services minister in the courts, regardless of the jail threat hanging over her head. Marco Archer recently asked the […]

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Damages claim filed against police over assault

Damages claim filed against police over assault

| 27/09/2017 | 27 Comments

(CNS): A legal claim has been filed in Grand Court against the police commissioner, the attorney general and police officer Michael “Bobby” Peart, who was found guilty of assaulting a man during an arrest but who walked away without sanction when a magistrate chose not to record a conviction against him. Glen Andrew Bush is […]

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