Motovac liable for screen wall injuries – court


FRANCISTOWN: Justice Kholisani Solo has ruled that Motovac (Pty) Ltd is liable for the injuries caused to Meshack James when the company’s screen wall collapsed on him.

The plaintiff’s claim was in the amount of P4,939,205, for pain and suffering, disability, loss of amenities of life, costs of gym, transport and future medical expenses and costs of suit.

“This court finds the defendant liable for the injuries to the plaintiff and accordingly plaintiff has proved his case on a balance of probabilities. Defendant to pay costs of this suit,” said Solo.

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