SCA: Treatment of statistical evidence in medical negligence suits
The SCA in Armstrong, Carol Ann v Quest Laboratories Pte Ltd  SGCA 75 affirmed the SHC’s decision that a consultant pathologist and a laboratory had misdiagnosed a patient, causing his death by giving him a clean bill of health when...
SHC finds plaintiff to be de facto director with right to inspect accounting records of company
The SHC in Cheng Tim Jin v Alvamar Capital  SGHC 220 granted a declaration that the plaintiff was a de facto director of a company and thus had a right to inspect the accounting records of the company.
Remedy for second-hand car buyer against finance company when errant car dealer flees with purchase money
The District Court in Seah Lee Pheng Celeste v Lu Guan and Privilege Capital held that a purchaser of a car bought from a second-hand dealer had obtained good title to the car and that by seizing the car and disposing it, the finance company is...
SCA confirms limits to grant of a stay on case management grounds in favour of arbitration
The SCA in Rex International Holding Ltd v Gulf Hibiscus  SGCA 56 confirms that the court’s grant of a case management stay is part of the court’s exercise of its inherent jurisdiction to manage its own internal...
SCA: The practice of standing down charges falls within the court’s discretion
The SCA in Lim Chit Foo v PP  SGCA 70 held that where charges have been stood down, the conduct of those proceedings in respect of their management would be subject to the court’s supervisory jurisdiction.
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