Whiteway v. MacDonald, (1971) 1 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 627 (NFCA)

JudgeFurlong, C.J., Puddester and Mifflin, JJ.
CourtNewfoundland Court of Appeal
Case DateFebruary 13, 1970
JurisdictionNewfoundland and Labrador
Citations(1971), 1 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 627 (NFCA)

Whiteway v. MacDonald (1971), 1 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 627 (NFCA)

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Whiteway et al. v. MacDonald et al.

Indexed As: Whiteway et al. v. MacDonald et al.

Newfoundland Supreme Court

On Appeal

Furlong, C.J., Puddester and Mifflin, JJ.

April 8, 1971.

Summary:

Appeal from a decision of Higgins, J., dated February 13, 1970, 1 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 217, in an action for damages under the Fatal Accidents Act.

Damage Awards - Topic 82

Injury and death - Fatal accidents - Husband - 63 year old husband earning $5400 per year - The Newfoundland Court of Appeal affirmed award of $34,590.00 general damages for death in favor of widow.

Counsel:

Allan Caule, Esq., for the Defendants-Appellants;

David Day, Esq., for the Plaintiffs-Respondents.

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