Tag: civil case

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 regul [...]

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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 [...]

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Blogger undeterred by ex-minister’s jail threat

Blogger undeterred by ex-minister’s jail threat

| 28/09/2017
(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 A [...]

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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 convic [...]

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Cayman Port sued over crushed reef

Cayman Port sued over crushed reef

| 14/03/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The owners of a cargo ship which crushed a sizeable portion of reef off Eden Rock in December have sued the Cayman Port as they claim the authority is entirely to blame for their 100-metre, 3,000-ton cargo vessel running aground and then causing the damage. The Saga ran aground in George Town [...]

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‘UDP threw me under the bus’ says Hewitt

‘UDP threw me under the bus’ says Hewitt

| 14/12/2016 | 58 Comments
(CNS): Gordon John Hewitt told a court that he was repeatedly reassured, through attorney Steve McField, that the UDP would cover all the costs of a petition to challenge the election of Tara Rivers in 2013. But he said the party “led me down the garden path” and then “threw me under the bus [...]

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Hewitts: UDP committed to pay challenge

Hewitts: UDP committed to pay challenge

| 13/12/2016 | 75 Comments
(CNS): John Gordon Hewitt faces bankruptcy today because of hefty costs the court ordered him to pay following an unsuccessful challenge and appeal against the election of Tara Rivers to a West Bay seat in the 2013 election. But he, his wife and an attorney have all sworn that the UDP had committed [...]

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Police officer sues security firm over dog bite

Police officer sues security firm over dog bite

| 07/12/2016 | 13 Comments
(CNS): A police officer who was dispatched to the Fairbanks Immigration Detention Centre in May 2014 when a group of Cubans was trying to escape is suing The Security Centre because one of its dogs bit her while on duty. In a statement of claim that describes a chaotic situation, as police, prison a [...]

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Injured man sues former boss over forklift accident

Injured man sues former boss over forklift accident

| 26/10/2016 | 52 Comments
(CNS): A West Bay man who fracture his spine and leg in a workplace accident on the Health City Cayman Islands construction site three years ago, when he was knocked off the top of a container by the prongs of a forklift truck, is suing his former employers. Mike McLaughlin (26), who worked as a [&h [...]

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Cops retirement discrimination case opens

Cops retirement discrimination case opens

| 26/10/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): A class action brought by around a dozen police and former police officers who say the Royal Cayman Islands Police Association discriminated against them due to both age and nationality opened in Grand Court Tuesday before Justice Robin McMillan. Arguing on behalf of the police officers in t [...]

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Local lawyers secure historic $6m pay out in injury claim

Local lawyers secure historic $6m pay out in injury claim

| 31/08/2016 | 16 Comments
(CNS Business): The Cayman court recently made a record-breaking personal injury ruling in a near 20-year-old case to cover the lifetime care costs of the victim, who was only 12 years old when he was involved in a boating incident. The details of the case are under wraps as a result of a court orde [...]

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