The action was brought following an accident in the workplace.
The plaintiff is a watersider, William Riley, who in the course of his employment in the freezer on the s.s. "Port Huon" was struck by a sling carrying timber.
The defendants are Scotland & Lovegrove, a company of stevedores at New Plymouth and elsewhere.
Judgment was for the defendant with costs according to scale. Question of compensation under the Worker's Compensation Act. Judge was Macgregor J.


Documents include:
1. Writ of summons and statement of claim
2. Correspondence from Commonwealth & Dominion Line
3. Warrant to sue
4. Notice for trial of action before a jury of twelve
5. Praecipe to set down action for trial before a jury of twelve.
6. Warrant to defend
7. Statement of defence
8. Summons for order removing action from list of jury cases
9. Praecipe for subpoena for witness for defendant
10. Praecipe for subpoena for witness for defendant
11. Order for trial before a judge alone
Department
Archives
Production Date
1932
Accession No
ARC2019-132

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