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CASE(S) OF THE WEEK

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Intervention - Application for - Bankruptcy proceedings - Bankrupt person declared mentally unfit - Exemption from public examination on bankrupt person due to mental health - Application to set aside court's order on mental health by Director General of Insolvency (`DGI') and appellants - Application dismissed - Decision of DGI not to pursue appeal - Application by appellants to intervene and be given chance to challenge status of mental health - Findings of private investigator - Whether appellants' rights subsumed in DGI - Whether appellants' locus standi to intervene evaporated when DGI abandoned appeal


TAN SRI DATO (DR) ROZALI ISMAIL & ORS v. GARY LIM TING HOWE & ORS
COURT OF APPEAL, PUTRAJAYA
MOHAMAD ARIFF YUSOF JCA, MAH WENG KWAI JCA, DAVID WONG DAK WAH JCA
[CIVIL APPEAL NO: W-02(IM)(NCVC)-106-01-2013]
14 FEBRUARY 2014




TORT: Negligence - Contributory negligence - Industrial accident - Printing machine operator - Arm caught between rollers of machine - Amputation of hand - Whether employer failed to provide safe working condition for workman - Whether in breach of duty of care - Whether workman equally negligent - Workman not insured by employer - Liability of employer - Measure of damages - Civil Law Act 1956, ss. 12(1), (6), 28A - Workmen's Compensation Act 1952, ss. 2(1), 26

DAMAGES: Personal injuries - Arm amputation - Pain and suffering - Loss of amenities, loss of earnings and loss of future earnings - Appropriate multiplier - Quantum - Civil Law Act 1956, s. 28A


ALAMGIR v. CASS PRINTING & PACKAGING SDN BHD
HIGH COURT MALAYA, KUALA LUMPUR
YEOH WEE SIAM J
[CIVIL SUIT NO: 22 NCvC-1150-09-2012]
27 JANUARY 2014




PROSEDUR SIVIL: Pembatalan - Writ saman dan pernyataan tuntutan - Kegagalan hadir di mahkamah semasa kes ditetapkan untuk pengurusan kes - Budibicara mahkamah di bawah A. 34 k. 6 Kaedah-Kaedah Mahkamah 2012 - Permohonan untuk menghidupkan semula saman - Kelewatan memfailkan permohonan - Faktor-faktor yang dipertimbangkan - Sama ada terdapat alasan kukuh dan material untuk menjelaskan sebab kelewatan - Sama ada hak defendan diprejudis - Fakta bahawa plaintif mempunyai kes yang bermerit - Sama ada satu pengataan kosong


KERAJAAN MALAYSIA lwn. KU GHAZALI KU YAAKOB [2014] 1 SMC 222
MAHKAMAH MAJISTRET, SEREMBAN
SITI NOOR MAZLIFAH MOKHTAR MJ
[GUAMAN SIVIL NO: 71-55-2011]
23 APRIL 2013

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