Areas of Practice
The statistics show that the motor vehicle accident rate in Jamaica is very high. Often times the accident is no fault of yours. People suffer serious life changing injuries in motor vehicle accidents. This can be very traumatic and difficult. We are here to help you. The legal process can be tedious and burdensome. We allow you focus on recovery while we do all the work for you.
\When a customer purchases a product, they expect that the said product is safe for consumption and use. Manufacturers have a duty to warn consumers about the dangers associated with their product. They also have a duty to ensure that the product is safe for use by the public. The manufacturer may be liable if they expose the public to an unsafe product.
Dog owners have a duty to ensure that their dogs are properly supervised and do not present a hazard to the public. The person who owns and/or controls the dog may be liable if the dog inflicts injuries on a member of the public.
Medical Malpractice/Professional Negligence
Medical practitioners and professionals in general have a duty of care to their customers. They need to ensure that the service being rendered is not below the standard which is expected of a reasonable person with their particular training and expertise. If they breach that duty of care and a customer suffers losses as a result, then that professional may be liable.
Nursing Home Negligence
The owners/operators of a nursing home have a duty to ensure that the premises are safe for the occupiers. If this duty is breached and an occupier suffers losses as a result then the occupier may be entitled to compensation.
Slip and Fall Accidents
Owners and occupiers of premises have a duty to ensure that the premises are safe for their visitors. If a visitor to a property slips and fall as a result of the owner/occupier’s negligence then the visitor may be entitled to compensation.
Accidents happen every day where persons lose their lives as a result of the negligence of others. The estate and/or dependants of the deceased may be entitled to compensation for the loss of their loved one’s life.
Construction and Scaffolding Accidents
The work site can be a dangerous place, there can be several persons working in the particular environment. Heavy machines may also be on the premises. It is incumbent on the owner/occupier of the premises to ensure that the environment is safe for the workers. If this duty is breached and a worker suffers as a result, he/she may be entitled to compensation.
Dangerous Conditions on Private or Public Property
Owners of properties (whether private and/or public) have a duty to provide a safe environment to lawful visitors to their premises. If a visitor sustains injuries as a result of dangerous conditions on either private or public property they may be entitled to compensation.
Negligentsupervision of children at school and elsewhere
The duty of care towards children is higher than that towards an adult. Children of tender age can be particularly hyperactive. Therefore individuals who are left in control of children should exercise care in handling them. If the caregiver is negligent in their handling of the child, the child may be entitled to compensation if he suffers harm as a result.
If an individual is electrocuted as a result of the negligence of others, his/her estate or dependants may be entitled to compensation.
If an individual is injured whilst being a lawful visitor to a hotel and this injury occurred as a result of the hotel’s negligence, we can assist you to get compensation.
If your character has been defamed by another individual’s libel or slander then we are here to assist you to get compensation. You may be entitled to compensation if as a result of words spoken or written about you, your character is lowered in the eyes of right thinking persons in society.
We also assist persons who have employment related issues to get compensation. This includes compensation for wrongful and unfair dismissal etc.
We also assist and provide adviceon environmental issues such as land use and energy use.
We assist with division of property, custody, maintenance, divorce etc.
We alsorepresent your interests in all of the different courts in Jamaica as well.
We deal all aspects of real estate law as well. You can set up a consultation for advice regarding real estate matters.
Sports, Media and Entertainment
There are aspects of sports, media and entertainment that require the assistance of an Attorney. We provide assistance in these areas as well. We draft and review contracts amongst other things.
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Areas of Practice
- Auto accidents
- Civil Law
- Construction Accidents
- Dangerous conditions on private or public property
- Defective products
- Dog Bites
- Employment law
- Environmental law
- Family Law
- Fatal Accidents
- Food Poisoning
- Hotel Negligence
- Medical Malpractice
- Nursing home negligence
- Personal Injury
- Real Estate
- Slip and fall accidents
- Sports, Media and Entertainment
Mr. Jones is a leading Attorney-at-Law located in the heart of St. Andrew. He is a fierce advocate who achieves top results for his clients. He was admitted to the bar in January 2009 after successfully completing his Bachelor of Law Degree and Certificate in Legal Education.