Res Ipsa Loquitur
"THE THING SPEAKS FOR ITSELF"
The judge, when there is an absence of a proper explaination, is entitled to infer that the defendant's negligance has caused the event.
Scott V London and St Katherine Docks Co.
- C was injured after bags of sugar fell onto him whilst he was waiting in D's warehouse.
- No evidence towards D's negigance.
1] If the court finds from the evidence how and why an occurance took place then they…