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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Discovery - Inspection of property - Small claims proceedings

Monday, August 28, 2017 @ 12:37 PM  

Appeal by the plaintiff from a decision of the Divisional Court finding that Deputy Judges of the Small Claims Court had jurisdiction to order the pre-trial inspection of property in a proper case and that that jurisdiction was properly exercised in the present case. The appellant sought damages for what he alleged were personal injuries caused by the negligent manufacture of an iPhone by the respondent. He claimed that the iPhone overheated and caused severe burns to his right arm. He refused, absent a court order,...