Res ipsa loquitur

Res ipsa loquitur,

Definition of Res ipsa loquitur:

  1. The principle that the occurrence of an accident implies negligence.

  2. A legal doctrine under which a person is deemed negligent if he or she is found to have had total and sole control over the circumstances of an injury, and the injury was only possible if the individual in question had been negligent.

How to use Res ipsa loquitur in a sentence?

  1. A claim of res ipsa loquitur will usually not succeed, or indeed be necessary, if there is any actual evidence about how the loss or injury was sustained.

Meaning of Res ipsa loquitur & Res ipsa loquitur Definition

Res Ipsa Loquitur,

What is The Meaning of Res Ipsa Loquitur?

The definition of Res Ipsa Loquitur is: Latin: Speaks for itself. This is a legal theory used to assess liability (usually for professionals) when there is no evidence of how the damage occurred. For example, if a sponge is accidentally left in the patient's stomach, the theory of race ipsa loquitur is usually used to establish liability, as it is believed that such an event is due to negligence. It didn't happen without it.

Literal Meanings of Res Ipsa Loquitur


Meanings of Res:
  1. reticuloendothelial system.


Meanings of Loquitur:
  1. (He) speaks (with the name of the speaker below, as a play or to inform the reader).