TITLE

res ipsa loquitur

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1881
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "res ipsa loquitur" is presented. It literally means, the thing speaks for itself. The concept is used in cases of malpractice in which an injury occurs to the plaintiff in a situation solely under the control of the defendant.
ACCESSION #
21243933

 

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