A 74-year-old man of Chinese origin was awarded $12,000 pa'anga in damages by the Supreme Court, for emotional suffering and injuries suffered, after being assaulted by his son-in-law in 2016.
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Thursday 3 October 2019
Thursday 15 February 2018
One man who sustained severe injury due to flying debris is currently at the hospital in ‘Eua, after Tropical Cyclone Gita affected 264 families and completely destroyed 52 houses on the outer island.
Wednesday 1 April 2015
The Kele’a newspaper can have its appeal heard at the Supreme Court against damages and costs awarded to William Clive Edwards in a defamation case but they must first pay $14,500 in damages, plus costs and interest before proceeding.
Thursday 22 January 2015
A former Minister of Justice, Clive Edwards, who was awarded $14,500 in damages and costs by a Magistrate in a 2011 defamation case against the Kele'a newspaper and its editors, has filed a written submission to the court seeking to review an appeal against the award and submitting that Mateni Tapuelueulu's position as a parliamentarian is questionable because the defamation award had not been paid before the election.