Res Ipsa Loquitur: Who has to prove what in road traffic claims?

John McDonald discusses the requisite burden of proof

Cases Referenced

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  • Bennett v Chemical Construction (GB) Ltd [1971] 1 WLR 1571
  • Elizabeth v Motor Insurers’ Bureau [1981] RTR 405
  • Ellor v Selfridge & Co Ltd (1930) 74 Sol Jo 140
  • Harvey v Motor Insurers’ Bureau (Unreported
  • Henderson v Henry E Jenkins & Sons [1970] AC 282
  • Lloyds v West Midlands Gas Board [1971] 1 WLR 749
  • Roe v Ministry of Health [1954] 2 QB 66
  • Scott v London and St Katherine Docks Co (1865) 3 H & C 596
  • Widdowson v Newgate Meat Corporation [1998] PIQR P138