Between George Scobie of Inglewood Labourer, Plaintiff AND The Mayor, Councillors and Burgesses of the Borough of Inglewood [item]

Production date
1925
Description
Documents pertain to a case filed by labourer (Scobie) against the Mayor, Councillors and Burgesses of the Borough of Inglewood regarding the plaintiff being injured while working for the council while cutting a powerline that he had been assured was turned off, and it was still alive. The plaintiff sustained severe burns and was almost totally paralysed by the injury, he was hospitalised from 15 May 1923 until 24 December 1924. He is claiming for payment to cover a new set of dentures, hospital account, travel to and from the hospital, doctors account and loss of wages.
Includes affidavits of Dudley Hewetson and Samuel Robert Darlow.
Judgement was ruled in favour of the plaintiff.

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Production date
1925
Credit line
See: Taranaki Scandals The Court Record Collection page for more details on the collection and other interesting cases. http://pukeariki.com/Heritage-Collections/Taranaki-Scandals 
Accession number
ARC2017-482
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