Gerald Ramdeen and Varun Debideen both represented Guillaume Merrick, a homeless man, two years after his death.

Merrick was jailed for marijuana possession but was not released on the initial and in 2008, was ultimately awarded $35,000 for unlawful imprisonment. The matter as appealed and his award was increased to $200,000. Two cheques were issued in Ramdeen’s name.

Merrick reportedly tried to get his money for nine years, to no avail. He died waiting.


Author: Dareece Polo


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