Res Ipsa Loquitur Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Res Ipsa Loquitur, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Res Ipsa Loquitur?

(n) Doctrine of Res Ipsa Loquiter state that things speak for itself. This doctrine is based on the presumption that one is negligent when he has total control over the situation and hence situation will talk for itself