Vendors at the San Juan market can continue paying the rent they have had since 1996 while their lawsuits over rental increases at the facility are being determined.
This morning, high court judge Frank Seepersad granted the vendors an injunction blocking the San Juan/Laventille regional corporation from charging the vendors increased rent.
Seepersad took the decision after he granted leave to vendor Jaiwantee Maccoon to pursue a lawsuit in which she is alleging that the corporation acted unlawfully by attempting to raise the rent without amending its bye-laws.
A father who allegedly chopped his son during an argument has been granted bail on the condition that he moves out of his home.
For the fourth time in five months, a Chinese businessman accused of human trafficking has been denied bail.
Three appeal court judges rejected an application from chang bao wang to reconsider bail for him.
In the application, Wang claimed that when he was denied bail by the court in July, prosecutors claimed that the preliminary inquiry into the charges would be completed in a month.
Wang's lawyers claimed that the suggested timeline was erroneous as the preliminary inquiry was prolonged due to language barriers with the accused and the Venezuelan victims.
The family of a 17-year-old boy, who was accidentally shot and killed by a police officer during a party in 2014, is set to receive over $1 million in compensation.
Delivering an oral judgment at the end of a brief trial at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain, yesterday morning, High Court Judge Frank Seepersad ordered the compensation as he ruled that PC Clyde Best was negligent in Ricardo Mohammed’s death.
A grandfather who was granted $5,000 bail for illegally selling alcohol and being in possession of marijuana is expected to return to court today.
In her feature address centred around judicial reform during the church service for the ceremonial opening of the 2019-2020 Law Term, dean of the law faculty at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Prof. Rose-Marie Belle Antoine said that, in her opinion, lawyer fees in the country "are too high".
Antoine also revealed that the lawyer fees in TT are some of the highest in the Caribbean region.
A contracting company was yesterday forced to temporarily withdraw its levy against Junior Sammy Contractors Limited over an unpaid $3.5 million court judgement.
Court marshals, police officers and lawyers representing Western General Contractors Services Limited went to Junior Sammy’s compound in Claxton Bay, around 6 am yesterday morning, to execute the judgement and begin the process of seizing items to recover the debt.