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Relying on res ipsa loquitur when the roof falls in

Res ipsa loquitur (the thing speaks for itself) refers to the inference of negligence drawn from the facts of a particular occurrence, where the occurrence itself is the only available fact from which such negligence can be deduced.  Does res ipsa loquitur apply in cases involving falling objects? In Eze v Adderley Body Corporate (https://www.saflii.org/za/cases/ZAWCHC/2024/7.html), … Continue reading
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